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Unknown spotting


A leafhopper probably genus Heranice. Here we have 2 different colorations, maybe one belongs to the parents when they are taking care of the nimphas and the red one, its mating color.

1 species ID suggestions

Tukup 2 months ago
Treehopper (No specific common name found)
Heranice miltoglypta Heranice miltoglypta by Sebastian Padron - Photo 6213507 / 500px

1 Comment

Tukup 2 months ago

Hi Gustavo. Nice series of fotos. I believe you are right with the Genus. The link I provided matches the green leafhopper in your foto. The red one looks like what most of those on the following link show:

Here’s another link that appears to show male and female:

If you search Project Noah’s organisms for “Heranice miltoglypta” you will see others do identified. Again, thanks for sharing.

Tarqui, Azuay, Ecuador

Lat: -3.01, Long: -79.03

Spotted on Mar 29, 2015
Submitted on Apr 3, 2015

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