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Eurybrachid Planthopper

Loxocephala aeruginosa

Habitat:

Mixed forest consisting mainly of bamboo, cherry, pines, etc. Cool to warm place. Altitude: 1,700 m.

Notes:

Interestingly this plant hopper walks backwards or sideways! Unfortunately the video clip refused to up load.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Eurybrachid Planthopper
Loxocephala aeruginosa Flickr


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8 Comments

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 12 months ago

It has been a long time. I'm happy to be active again! Thank you for adding this beauty to the mission.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 12 months ago

Hi Cindy! Long time no see. Sure I'll do that. Thanks.

Beautiful Planthopper! This would be a great spotting for The Hoppers mission at: https://www.projectnoah.org/missions/809...

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa a year ago

Thanks Brian, Sukanya, Jae, Machi, Albert and Raksha for liking it.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa a year ago

Thanks bayucca for the ID and the exhaustive references!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa a year ago

Thanks ornithoptera80.

bayucca
bayucca a year ago

Eurybrachidae, Eurybrachinae, Loxocephalini, Loxocephala aeruginosa. Nice one!
https://www.academia.edu/32338468/A_Prel...
https://www.hemiptera-databases.org/flow...
Page 186, #38

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 a year ago

amazing blue on that plant hopper!!!

DrNamgyalTSherpa
Spotted by
DrNamgyalTSherpa

Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Spotted on Jul 31, 2019
Submitted on Aug 1, 2019

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