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Venuste Sharpshooter

Graphocephala versuta

Description:

Forewings green with several black tooth-like markings at apex (a diagnostic feature); pale blue stripe (sometimes bordered on both sides by an orange stripe) runs diagonally from anal angle to base of costa, continuing along margin of pronotum to front of head; scutellum yellow with several thin black lines; pronotum green; top of head light brown or orangish with pale blue stripe along midline; hindwings dark reddish-brown; abdomen yellow; metathorax black another form has mostly blue forewings with red diagonal stripes colors in prepared specimens often dull and faded

Habitat:

Disturbed brushy area at Kendall Indian Hammock park, Kendall Florida

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Alex Salcedo
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Alex Salcedo

Kendall, Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 7, 2014
Submitted on Mar 5, 2015

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