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Dictyopharid Planthopper

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Family: Dictyopharidae- http://bugguide.net/node/view/96

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4 Comments

DB
DB 7 years ago

Thank you Jason for your comment! Actually is the first time that I see one of these and they are totally new to me. I see that the wings are completly developed, so you are right it is an adult.

JasonCryan
JasonCryan 7 years ago

Hi Daniela...nice photos! You're right...this is Dictyopharidae (although I don't know the genus just now, sorry!). However, this is an adult....you can tell immediately because nymphs don't have fully formed wings like this one does (nymphs have wingpads).

DB
DB 7 years ago

Thanks Luis! I also hope it. I think it is a nymph.

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Amazing! I hope you can get an ID Daniela.

DB
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DB

Ciudad de Salta, Salta, Argentina

Spotted on Feb 5, 2013
Submitted on Feb 5, 2013

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