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Versute Sharpshooter

Graphocephala versuta


This is the second time I've spotted this species in my backyard. The first one in August of 2012 was the first record of this species west of Texas. This is only the second one reported so this species is apparently thriving in my backyard. I am very happy to have much better photo's this time!


Backyard on Cape Honeysuckle. Previous range before my two spottings of this species was "TX-FL-NY-IL / Mexico and Costa Rica"

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KarenSaxton 2 years ago

I love how this photo shows the black markings. This is mine - G fennahi
I'm now obsessed with finding them

Thanks for the comment, picklepickleyum :)

picklepickleyum 5 years ago


Thank you Diaz José Miguel!

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 5 years ago

Lovely series! great colors!

Thank you! I was excited because the last time I saw this species, the photos were just awful :)

beaker98 5 years ago

Love how colorful they are! Great series!

Escondido, California, USA

Lat: 33.14, Long: -117.03

Spotted on Jan 29, 2014
Submitted on Jan 29, 2014

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