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Ant Mimic Tree Hopper

Cyphonia clavata


Found feeding on the stems of herbaceous plants, including garden flowers. They fly very swiftly once disturbed. Their 'head gear' is an evolutionary adaptation, aiding them in camouflage.

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Ingrid3 9 years ago

spectacular work of nature! thanks for posting

Very cool looking Treehopper! Please consider adding this to the global mission, The Hoppers:

celestialprincess101 10 years ago

Thank you both :)

RiekoS 10 years ago

Very nice spotting.

RobThacker 10 years ago

Curiuos little creature

Trinidad and Tobago

Spotted on May 28, 2014
Submitted on May 28, 2014

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