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hopper with ant-mimic wings. any help with id appreciated.
Speechless at nature's ingenuity.
It is beautiful, NuwanChathuranga, hope you get an ID for that gorgeous creature. Thanks for sharing.
This is something else! Initially, I imagined it to be a kill being transported by a team of ants.
Thanks bayucca, Mark, Nacho for id help!Thanks Carly, Jellis!
Yes, Mark, forgot the Delphacidae. Looking at one from a family you think OK, but comparing with the next one NO...
Extraordinary spotting, Nuwan!! I checked some planthopper and could not find any clue for separating the several families. It is probably easier to kick of than include ;-)...Fulgoromorpha, Fulgoroidea. Not Fulgoridae, not Ricaniidae, not Nogodinidae. Tropiduchidae? Derbidae? Dictyopharidae? Cixiidae? Lophophidae?http://ecoport.org/ep?SearchType=pdb&...https://www.flickr.com/photos/brodiefost...http://ecoport.org/ep?SearchType=slidesh...http://ecoport.org/ep?SearchType=pdb&...http://imgkid.com/derbidae.shtmlhttp://www.spiderwebsc.com/hemipterans/p...Sorry, cannot help more...
I'm dying! This is just TOO cool!
Thanks guys!@bayucca, i have couple more pics but only from this angle :(@Nacho, i don't think so! if it's dead it might have fallen from the leaf, because the place is so windy. however didn't saw it moving either!
seems dead , the legs are bent .. no ?but it is beautiful and amazing!Congratulations !
The mimicry on the wings is just amazing!
Any other picture??
Whoa!!! spotting of the day for sure! at least in my list! ;)
I am spellbound to behold such puzzling beauties of nature.Truly awesome! :):)
Spotted on Mar 20, 2015 Submitted on Mar 23, 2015
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