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Green Sharpshooter

Draeculacephala sp.


Green leafhopper with pretty blue markings on its wings.


Under garage door light at night, back yard.

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KimberlyDuran 4 years ago

From Bugguide: "The name 'sharpshooters' refers to their habit of forcing excess water droplets out of the tip of the abdomen with an audible popping noise."

I didn't know that either, I thought it had to do with their shape too.

Hema 4 years ago

is it the sharp snout that qualifies it to be called a sharpshooter?

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Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.06, Long: -89.89

Spotted on May 8, 2015
Submitted on May 9, 2015

Spotted for Mission

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