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Buffalo Treehopper Nymph

Ceresa alta

Description:

A small green insect with a spiked crest.

Habitat:

This little one was on a berry from a mulberry tree in a backyard.

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2 Comments

Melodious
Melodious 6 years ago

Thanks ForestDragon :)

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 6 years ago

Though I am not sure exactly which species this is, but this looks most like a Buffalo Treehopper nymph, Genus Ceresa. Here is a link that may help: http://bugguide.net/node/view/10015

If you can't figure out the species, it is acceptable to put the genus name only (like this: Ceresa sp.). :-)

Melodious
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Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 12, 2013
Submitted on Jan 26, 2014

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