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Treehopper nymphs and adult

Family Membracidae, Metcalfiella sp.

Description:

Those shiny spirals are actually the reflection of my light ring in the nymphs's liquid excretions. In the second photo it is possible to see the proud mama!

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24 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 6 years ago

Incrivelmente lindo!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Thank you to all that liked and commented on this one. It is very nice to know that I can still grab your attention to my little wonders... And thank you Karen for choosing it for SOTD again. It is a real honor for me.

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 7 years ago

Congratulations on your SOTD Sergio!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Congratulations Sergio, wonderful spotting!

Congratulations on the SOTD, Sergio Monteiro, great spotting!!

Another fantastic find Sérgio,super,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 7 years ago

Nice one Sergio. Congratulations on another great find :)

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

wow!!!! amazing .... congrats Sergio .....

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Parabéns, Sergio! You are truly amazing. Any book publishing for all these?

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

Great find Sergio! Congrats.

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 7 years ago

Fantastic find!

Sckel
Sckel 7 years ago

Parabéns, Sergio. Eu vi apenas um adulto Metcalfiella, e ele não era muito bonito, mas eu gosto de suas grandes pernas peludas.

JuniorCarvalho
JuniorCarvalho 7 years ago

Excelent Photo. The First photo is awesome.

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Adorable babies! Congrats on sotd!

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Congrats Sergio, I love those nymphs!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

What a pack of clowns. Congrats Sergio... spectacular.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 years ago

Congrats Sergiofor the SOTD!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Congrats Sergio, your bevy of colorful treehopper nymphs is our Spotting of the Day!

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LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Oh I am disappointed! I wanted it to be something unique!

Nice spotting. Funny about the light :)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Well, I don't want to disapoint you girls, but those shiny spirals are actually the reflection of my light ring in the nymphs liquid excretions...

I notice that also...lovely tails.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

What odd structures some of them have on their tails….

manuelariasarias77
manuelariasarias77 7 years ago

Beautiful babies!

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Spotted on Feb 19, 2014
Submitted on Feb 21, 2014

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