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Thorn Treehopper

Umbonia crassicornis

Description:

A sap-sucking insect that mimics a thorn on the branches where it feeds

Notes:

The picture on the left is the adult female, the one in the second image is a nymph in the in the before last molt . You can see what it looked like a week before hand in this spotting, http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/122...


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2 Comments

SG in CR
SG in CR 4 years ago

Thanks venusflytrap2000!

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 4 years ago

nicely done, sigg!

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 11.00, Long: -85.28

Spotted on Feb 2, 2015
Submitted on Feb 8, 2015

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