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Fly Planthopper

Description:

An uncommon species of planthopper (bug) that resembles a large fly. For years I have been thinking that this is a fly but now I know better that this species is somewhere around Cixiidae. Maybe Kinnaridae? This insect may be trying to mimic a species of Scholastes fly which is common there.

Habitat:

Plants in Tawau Hill Parks, Sabah, Malaysia.

Notes:

Happy New Year to all Project Noah members. I had already finished uploading all my Maliau Basin spottings and currently I am uploading spottings from Tawau Hill Park 3 years ago. >>>Map accuracy : 30m diameter.

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4 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 11 years ago

Wow!

great finding Chun,beautiful congrats and thanks for sharing

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 11 years ago

Hi Cindy, this and other recent spottings are not from my Maliau Basin trip anymore. My last spotting from Maliau Basin is a lovely moth here
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/170...

Interesting! Great last spotting for the Maliau Basin.

ChunXingWong
Spotted by
ChunXingWong

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Nov 1, 2009
Submitted on Dec 31, 2012

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