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Two-striped Planthopper

Acanalonia bivittata

Description:

Leaf bud size or kernel of corn sized. Jumps a fair distance. Did not try to evade my contact.

Habitat:

Willow tree for this example.

2 Species ID Suggestions

HemaShah
HemaShah 7 years ago
Torpedo Bug
Siphanta acuta


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1 Comment

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

I think this may actually be a Two-striped Planthopper. It looks like it has the characteristic reddish stripe along the edge of each wing. The wings also look to have a more rounded appearance than Siphanta acuta.

For comparison: http://bugguide.net/node/view/43619

Ghent Alden
Spotted by
Ghent Alden

Illinois, USA

Spotted on Aug 25, 2015
Submitted on Aug 25, 2015

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