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Three-cornered Alfalfa Hopper

Spissistilus festinus


It is a species of Tree hopper that has a smooth curved head.The wings are clear while the head and abdomen are green.This species is found commonly in places of Texas.At the end of the head is a large sharp end.


Semi-urban, Fort Worth, Texas.


This species varies in size, the males have some red and are smaller while the female I found is larger and has no red.It was sitting on a grape fruit plant that is bright green just like the insect.

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Ornithoptera80 a year ago

Thank you Mark, it was quite the insect.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Nice shot.. nice memby.

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