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A colorful leafhopper nymph, this member of the genus Scaphoideus resembles a navy blue shrimp with a white stripe down the middle, red eyes, red abdominal bands, a white underside and legs, and some bristly hairs on the abdomen.
Found hopping around a deciduous forest with shrubs, mainly Blackberry (Rubus sp.).
Lifer! I am keeping watch on this post of BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/407223/bgi...