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Helmet Treehopper

Membracis foliatafasciata

Description:

Helmet Treehoppers are a widespread on SouthAmerica, though they're not so common to spot. This species are actually of a solitary aspect unlike most Treehoppers, which before adulthood stay with their siblings, and after adulthood usually lives surrounded by other Treehoppers.

Habitat:

Tropical Rainforest

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago
Membracid Treehopper
Membracis foliatafasciata Datei:Membracis c-album-composition.jpg – Wikipedia


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7 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Thanks, I just delete my last comment after looking for another Membracis. I noticed many non-trustable links there and thought I should re-check yours as well. If you fell comfortable with my suggestion, the better anyway ;-)...

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 6 years ago

Thank you for the correction bayucca, I was checking other photos and it's definetly M. foliatafasciata. Thanks again.

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

I think yours is not Membracis dorsata, but Membracis foliatafasciata.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/407...

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

In the second picture looks like you may have a different species..is that right? if so, you should separate it into another spotting :-)

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

Thank you Sergio! I got it updated already! :D

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 7 years ago

My pleasure ^-^

Kyle A
Kyle A 7 years ago

That is awesome! Thanks for sharing.

Nimbid Ditavi
Spotted by
Nimbid Ditavi

Villavicencio, Meta, Colombia

Spotted on Aug 16, 2013
Submitted on Aug 23, 2013

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