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Issid Planthopper nymph


Green/blue Planthopper nymph with black spots. The eyes are yellow and legs relatively clear with brown feet. The shiny filaments at the end of the abdomen are made of wax and are present on many Planthopper nymphs.


Backyard porch light at night in oak woodland.

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Thank you all! I sure love the hoppers!

pamsai 7 years ago

Now that's a bug from outer space... SOTD well deserved I'd say.

Beautiful spotting Cindy,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

LuisStevens 7 years ago

Congrats Cindy! Great SOTD.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 years ago

What a fire cracker Cyndy. Congrats for the SOTD!

Thank you for the honor, Yasser! I've missed being able to contribute to PN as much as I use to but it's great to see that the community is still as excited about nature as before. Thank you for all the comments, PN!

ForestDragon 7 years ago

My photos are not as nice, but here is my spotting of a different species of Issid Planthopper.

ForestDragon 7 years ago

Looks like an Issid Planthopper nymph, Family Issidae.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Congratulations Cindy!!Nice spotting!!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Congratulations Cindy, it is really a beauty.

triggsturner 7 years ago

Wow! looks like its been made up of bits of other creatures! Great spot and congrats on SOTD.

Yasser 7 years ago

What a pastel beauty Cindy :) Thanks for sharing and congrats on Spotting of the Day!


JackelynThon 7 years ago


California, USA

Spotted on Jun 7, 2015
Submitted on Jun 8, 2015

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