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Long-nosed or snout dictyopharid planthopper (genus Dictyophara (Germar, 1833), tribe Dictyopharini), that is bigger than the others I've seen before, with 2cm body length. Dictyopharidae (Spinola, 1839) is a family of bugs in the suborder Auchenorrhyncha belonging to the infraorder Fulgoromorpha, superfamily Fulgoroidea. The family comprises nearly 760 species in more than 150 genera. Like all other fulgoroids, they have the antennae arising on the side of the head below the compound eye (not between the eyes as in the Cicadoidea). Many species have an elongated frons.
Backyard, spotted on a leaf of a White Spider Lily plant.
This spotting looks a lot like Dictyophara nakanonis (Matsumura, 1910) - http://www.flickr.com/photos/itchydogima..., also Dictyophara asiatica ( Melichar 1912) - http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/774..., and Dictyophara patruelis (Stål, 1859) - http://potokito-myshot.blogspot.hk/2012/.... However, there are no records of these spp in the Philippines and the only Dictyophara spp mentioned occurring in the Philippines (at least of what I've found out so far) are D. cribrata and D. longipennis -(http://www1.dpi.nsw.gov.au/keys/fulgor/indo/dictyopharidae.htm), which do not have available images in the net. In another database, both genus and species are not recorded in the Philippines - http://hemiptera-databases.org/flow/?pag.... Other Dictyopharidae genera/spp are mentioned here as existing in the Philippines that are worth looking into also. Dictyomorpha hectica (Haupt, 1926) has been mentioned as occurring in the Philippines and is a sugar-cane insect - http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1603/AN... http://ag.udel.edu/enwc/research/delphac... http://hemiptera-databases.org/flow/?pag.... Check also Dictyopharina longicephala (Song & Liang, 2006) - http://hemiptera-databases.org/flow/?pag.... Here is my green dictyopharid planthopper: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/160....