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Thorn Treehopper

Umbonia crassicornis


This is the 3rd Series on these gorgeous Thorn Treehopper family. Mom move to another branch away from the large now Babies. The Males are very energetic right now, fluffing their wings and jumping/flying on each other and other branches but coming back to the one were the siblings, mostly females are. Females with the pointy head as Mom are not doing much.


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Thank you so much, AnoopPBhaskar.

Thank you, YukoChartraw.
It was so amazing to follow, I soon will place another series with a Moth I have been following and a million eggs/babies.. : )

AnoopPBhaskar 8 years ago

This is amazing!! Really beautiful, great spot :)
In the last picture they look like flying green dolphins :) hehe

YukoChartraw 8 years ago

So sad to hear that this is the last series. :( I really enjoyed each one of them. Thank you for the wonderful report!

Thank you so much, YukoChartraw.
It will be the last series... : ( I got attach to them!!

Thank you, LaurenZarate.
Today there are 10 left 4 males 6 females and Mom is back on her usual spot, very close to them sometimes touching noses!

LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Wonderful story.

YukoChartraw 8 years ago

I'm in love with this family!
I hope you will keep following them and post more chapters. :) Thank you for sharing your wonderful spottings!

Thank you so much, KeithRoragen.
I am hoping this series will be of help to Project Noah members and others who study or research Tree Hoppers

KeithRoragen 8 years ago

Beautiful series.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

u r welcome!..Yes indeed..itz very exciting to explore!

Thank you so much, Adarsha B S. I have so much fun following these lovely creatures and sharing them with you and Project Noah.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Lovely spotting!

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 15, 2012
Submitted on Nov 15, 2012

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