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Black-Veined Treehopper

Acutalis tartarea

Description:

Cute little brown and white Treehopper about 5 mm long. Family Membracidae. As you can see in the following reference, there is a wide range of color variation among individuals, especially with respect to the size and length of the brown coloring of the carapace. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/19540/bgim...)

Habitat:

Lake Catemaco, Veracruz, Mexico

Notes:

http://bugguide.net/node/view/417846 http://naturecloseups.com/posts/subjects...

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3 Comments

Machi
Machi 6 years ago

You're welcome! I love seeing these little hoppers on my beach sunflowers, but I haven't been able to get great shots like these :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Thank you Machi, checked it out better and made the changes :)

Machi
Machi 6 years ago

I think this is Acutalis tartarea. Acutalis brunnea is now considered a synonym for that species.

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Mexico

Spotted on Apr 22, 2015
Submitted on Feb 13, 2016

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