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Grainy Planthoppers (Mating)

Kallitaxila granulata


After this spotting (planthopper and beetle) -, I checked the sweet potato plant to see if I could find again the planthopper. I did, and I was able to shoot its solo pics. Checked again today, and I saw that it's now a double! :) It has already found a mate!!




Pls see notes in this related spotting:,

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Thank you AliHp :)

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

so beautiful!

Thanks Mayra :)

MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

So fascinating!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Even due to green color all over, difficult to identify making it secret :)

Haha, you're right Adarsha! even the heart-shape wings agree with the mood! Thanks!! :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Two heart shaped (u can observe) in love!!! Awesome....

Haha.. it could be Gilma, it could be :D Thanks!

Lovely, looks like sweet potatoes plant it is made for lovers?!

Thanks Leana, next, Sergio :) Love was indeed in the air when I found these two. On another leaf, there were two mating tortoise beetles, and then on another, two mating grasshoppers!!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Love is beautiful! :-)

nexttogone 8 years ago

Oh wow, nice.


Yes Martin. I think my next task is to look for the eggs and babies :)

MartinL 8 years ago

Yay! you'll soon have a whole family of them.

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 10, 2012
Submitted on Nov 10, 2012

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