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Upright-winged Planthopper

Danepteryx sp.

Description:

Small, brown, black and white Issid Planthopper that keeps its wings lifted. Unfortunately this one has been attacked by mites :(

Habitat:

White sage in Oak forest.

Notes:

"Probably D. barberae; but you can't see the wing venation clearly enough to distinguish the one darker longitudinal vein characteristic of this species." - Andy Hamilton via BugGuide

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2 Comments

Hi Mona, the red things are mites and not only have they made this Planthopper look like a clown but are attacking it :(

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

What is the orange things, Cindy ?

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2013
Submitted on May 19, 2013

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