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Flatid planthopper

Taparella sp.

Description:

Flatid planthoppers are cosmopolitan in distribution. Adults of some species are brightly colored and easily identified but others require the use of ID keys and dissection.

Habitat:

Spotted in a large semi-urban yard & garden situated next to a disturbed patch of remnant lowland forest. This is in the equatorial tropics of northern New Guinea.

Notes:

Variously referred to as (Flatid) leafhoppers or planthoppers.

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12 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 6 years ago

Thanks Mark, Mona, Maria, Gilma & Tom!

Tom15
Tom15 6 years ago

What a little beauty!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

What a great color!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 6 years ago

Beautiful color !! :)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

Fabulous. Makes our grey and brown ones look really un-party!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 6 years ago

Yes indeed Lauren!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 6 years ago

Beautiful colors on this one!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 6 years ago

Thanks Chief, Sergio & Stephen!

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 6 years ago

Wow, that is a colourful one!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

Beautiful image and bug. Congrats.

What colorful!

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Indonesia

Spotted on Apr 5, 2013
Submitted on Mar 19, 2014

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