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Unnamed spotting

Description:

Tiny, colorful creature with upper portion red and blue and lower body bright yellow. Two red areas appear to be false eyes on the upper portion.

Habitat:

Backyard garden on milkweed plant.

Notes:

I have seen this creature several times on the milkweed but always stationary. The upper portion of the body seems to be wings but I have not seen it fly.

1 Species ID Suggestions

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 8 years ago
Candy-striped Leafhopper
Graphocephala coccinea Graphocephala coccinea


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2 Comments

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 8 years ago

Lovely Sharpshooter Leafhopper!

JC_Forester
JC_Forester 8 years ago

Nice hopper!

ElaineWebb
Spotted by
ElaineWebb

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jun 23, 2013
Submitted on Jun 26, 2013

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