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Issid Planthopper

Dictyssa obliqua


Tan hopper with dark wings that have clear windows in them. The eyes are yellow-green with dark spots.


Unknown sapling in backyard

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Uh huh.. maybe that's why they're called sharp-shooters in America?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

,, thinking a bit more about it Hema could they have been midges?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

That sounds very strange Hema. Did you smell like a plant?

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 9 years ago

not this cute little bug per Se. i know that Leaf hoppers ,when they are in swarms ,they bite the life out of you. I was bitten by bugs in Florida. Florida is a bug hunter's paradise,particularly the one swamps.

Thank you Hema and Celeste. Hema, I've never known them to bite. Did you encounter one that did?

He's cute!

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 9 years ago

Beautiful Cindy!! Hoppers bite!!

Thank you! I love these! This particular one has an extra set of "windows" on the wings compared to my other spotting:

beaker98 9 years ago

Great series Cindy! Those wings are amazing!

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Jun 23, 2014
Submitted on Jun 24, 2014

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