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Cixiid planthopper



The Family Cixiidae comprise the most generalised and primitive fulgoroid species. Some genera have retained a third ocellus in the centre of the frons. Cixiids generally are brown or black with tegmina that are transparent with brown veins.


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Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 9 years ago

Thanks elaphrus.

elaphrus 9 years ago

This is a planthopper, they are in the same Order as cicadas but much, much smaller. Great shot on such a small creature!

Ietermagog 9 years ago

Great to see who makes so much noise.

Mari du Preez
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Mari du Preez

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Apr 1, 2013
Submitted on Apr 6, 2013

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