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Thorn Treehopper

Umbonia crassicornis


This is an update on this spotting She is still taking care of all her babies only 35 now, all but 2...!? are her size, the color of the (large now) babies is green, blue and red.


Series # 3,

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Thank you, Leuba.
They are all still there hanging around with Mom!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

great series - what a bunch of cuties!

Thank you, Marta RubioTexeira.
You have to look very close, they truly look like part of the branch.
As of today, Mama is still there with her grown-up babies... : )

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Wow! they mimetize so well, as if they were spikes in the tree!

Thank you, camila.dodik.
Mom and babies still hanging there even though it has been raining and it has been very windy, all same size as her but different color still.

camila.dodik 7 years ago


Thank you, AnnvanWijgerden.

AnnvanWijgerden 7 years ago

Superb photo series!

No, they have not left yet!!

YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Hope she is not having the empty nest syndrome. :)

Thank you, YukoChartraw, 35 babies (not babies any more) left now and 2 underdeveloped.

Thank you Ava T-B, they are very photogenic... : )

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

Spectacular pictures.

YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Way to go Mom!

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Oct 29, 2012
Submitted on Oct 29, 2012

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