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Leafhopper (nymph)

Scaphoideus sp.

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Found hopping around a deciduous forest with shrubs, mainly Blackberry (Rubus sp.).

Notes:

Lifer! I am keeping watch on this post of BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/407223/bgi...

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2 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Thank you so much Lisa!

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 7 years ago

Awesome spotting!

Jacob Gorneau
Spotted by
Jacob Gorneau

New York, USA

Spotted on May 26, 2013
Submitted on Jun 11, 2013

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