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Blue-green sharpshooter

Hordnia atropunctata

Description:

Small (less than 1/2") green insect with black-lined wing cases, thorax and head. Head is yellow and white.

Habitat:

On the leaf of a lush garden annual in the coastal temperate rainforest (old mixed Doug fir, hemlock, Sitka spruce, alder).

Notes:

Perhaps some sort of leaf hopper. Didn't see it fly; assumed the back end were wing cases because of their shape. It stayed still while I watched it for 10 minutes or so.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Blue-green Sharpshooter
Hordnia atropunctata "Blue-Green Sharpshooter" - Hordnia atropunctata - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

shebebusynow
shebebusynow a year ago

That is it, bayucca! Thank you.

bayucca
bayucca a year ago

Cicadellidae, Cicadellinae, Cicadellini, Hordnia atropunctata.
https://bugguide.net/node/view/15889

shebebusynow
Spotted by
shebebusynow

Oregon, USA

Lat: 44.14, Long: -124.12

Spotted on Sep 19, 2017
Submitted on Jan 28, 2018

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