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planthopper nymph

Acanalonia servillei

Description:

the Acanalonia servillei, are known for producing waxy strands from their bodies which repel water. These strands also help protect them from predators, who might grab onto the showy white hairs, which break off so that the hopper can escape. The nymphs can ultimately be entirely covered in white wax.



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Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Lat: 30.26, Long: -81.43

Spotted on May 16, 2015
Submitted on May 16, 2015

Spotted for mission

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