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Green Flatid Planthopper

Siphanta acuta


This species is slightly shorter than the others in this account. The flare on the top of the wing is shorter and more abrupt and the curve at the bottom of the rear of the wing is less tight. It is mottled but slightly different from Siphanta hebes shown in BI


This is a nocturnal image of the Planthopper on a Red Bloodwood twig where it feeds during the day


The Flatid called 'Green Mottled Flatid Planthopper' in Brisbane Insects site is very similar but has a much less pronounced upturn on the top line of the wings as well as more pronounced mottling

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Gosford, New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jan 25, 2014
Submitted on Jan 25, 2014

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