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Buffalo Treehopper

Stictocephala alta


The buffalo treehopper grows to be around 8 mm, it's green with exeption for its wings that is transparent and the small white dots on its torso. The body shape is triangular which makes the treehopper resemble a thorn as a camouflage agaist predators. This species is invasive in some European countries and is native to North America.


Dense under-vegetation, close to man-made pond and leaf forest, farmland.

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Spotted by

okres Skalica, Trnavsk√Ĺ kraj, Slovakia

Lat: 48.80, Long: 17.23

Spotted on Aug 13, 2019
Submitted on Aug 13, 2019

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