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Fulgorid planthopper

Family Fulgoridae

Description:

"The family Fulgoridae is a large group of hemipteran insects, especially abundant and diverse in the tropics, containing over 125 genera worldwide. They are mostly of moderate to large size, many with a superficial resemblance to Lepidoptera due to their brilliant and varied coloration." (Wikipedia)

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5 Comments

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Thank you very much for pointing my mistake. I think I wasn't fully awake when I wrote it...

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Sergio, you're welcome, but I forgot to say this is a Planthopper not a moth.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Thank you Tom15.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 7 years ago

Wow!

Tom15
Tom15 7 years ago

Nice spotting Sergio! This is some sort of Fulgoridae, something like this one. http://www.flickriver.com/photos/acauan_...

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, Paran√°, Brazil

Spotted on Apr 10, 2013
Submitted on Apr 11, 2013

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