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Plant Hopper

family: Machaerotidae


Tiny hopper. Length is only about 5 mm.


Urban garden.


ID by Ken Ito and Stephane De Greef at Entomology FB group page. Membracidae: Projection has come from pronotum. Machaerotidae: Projection has come from mesonotum.

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Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 5 years ago


Thank you Dr. Namgyal, Dan and Leanne! :)

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 years ago

OMG! At first I thought I was looking at the photo of some water bird (Ibis?). The right wing lead my eyes to the hoppers eye! Fantastic, Leana!

dandoucette 5 years ago

Nice shots of a tiny creature!

LeanneGardner 5 years ago

That's a cool looking hopper Leana. Almost looks like a bird with its wings on backward!

Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 18, 2015
Submitted on Aug 18, 2015

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