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Issid plant hopper

1 Species ID Suggestions

WMengVang
WMengVang 6 years ago
Swamp Cicada
Tibicen linnei Swamp Cicada


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3 Comments

Nice looking Planthopper! Please consider adding this to the global mission, The Hoppers: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8096...

bayucca
bayucca 6 years ago

Definitely not a cicada. Looks for me like an Issid Planthopper, Issidae. Closest match I found would be this one:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/407399/bgi...
Yours might be an intermediate stage between nymph and adult, or late instar of a nymph. Any picture from the top?
http://bugguide.net/node/view/836618/bgi...
http://bugguide.net/node/view/579054/bgi...
All the bulk of Issidae:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/15675/bgpa...

WMengVang
WMengVang 6 years ago

Swamp Cicada, Dog-day Cicada, Tibicen
Tibicen linnei

Looks like it's still drying from the still green abdomen, also looks deformed - missing wings

bealeiderman
Spotted by
bealeiderman

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 26, 2014
Submitted on Aug 26, 2014

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