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Lanternflies

Pyrops candelaria

Habitat:

on Longan tree

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7 Comments

LisaPowers
LisaPowers 6 years ago

Project Noah Fact of the Day: Lanternfies were so named because early scientists, including the founder of modern taxonomy Carl Linneus, erroneously believed that their inflated snouts, the so-called lanterns, lit up at night.

Lanternflies (Pyrops candelaria) spotted in Laos by PN user FlorianMeier.

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Leonardo Castro
Leonardo Castro 8 years ago

Weird and beautiful!

Yasser
Yasser 8 years ago

Gorgeous.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Really beautiful!

FlorianMeier
FlorianMeier 8 years ago

:) thx

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Beautiful Photos!

nosarasue
nosarasue 8 years ago

Oh wow!!!

FlorianMeier
Spotted by
FlorianMeier

ຫຼວງພະບາງ, ຫລວງພະບາງ, Laos

Spotted on Feb 26, 2013
Submitted on Oct 26, 2013

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