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Newly emerged leafhopper

Description:

A bright orange leafhopper has not yet developed its darker adult colors as it has just emerged from its nymph stage. The final picture is the same insect the following day, with full colors it looks just like its older siblings.

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11 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

Thanks Mayra

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Great series!

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

This is probably a Eurymela sp. (Eurymelidae)
http://www.flickr.com/photos/31400835@N0...

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

Thanks Chocolochao
I love your profile picture
It is a weevil - Eupholus magnificus

Chocolochao
Chocolochao 9 years ago

Really amazing

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

Thanks Yuko
I've added a pic (#5) of the same specimen taken a day later with its full adult colors.

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 9 years ago

Wonderful series!

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

Thanks Leuba and Argy Bee and tibiprada

tibiprada
tibiprada 9 years ago

♥ ♥ ♥

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Good find martin - great colour.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

What a great-looking little hopper. Wonderful shots Martin.

MartinL
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MartinL

Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Dec 2, 2012
Submitted on Dec 2, 2012

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