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Upright-winged Issid Planthopper

Dictyobia atra

Description:

Brown Planthopper about 4 mm long with dark, upright wings. There are small, clear windows along the edges of the wings. The eyes are lighter than the body and have a wavy pattern in them.

Habitat:

Backyard oak woodland on a ladder.

Notes:

First of this species for Project Noah and for Bug Guide.

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5 Comments

Thank you Mark! It was cooperative :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Wow.. great shots. Seems very cooperative.

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

Yes Mickey Mouse indeed !!

They do, indeed! When I squinted my eyes to see what moved on the ladder, I thought it looked like Mickey Mouse :)

pamsai
pamsai 5 years ago

Funny fellow... These Planthoppers surely come in all shapes, designs and colours !

California, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2015
Submitted on Jun 22, 2015

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