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Cyphonia clavata

Cyphonia clavata


Membracidae Family

1 species ID suggestions


Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Must be in the Rio carnival. Amazing.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Just got to see this spotting - all those textures and structures- all part of the same insect.- this is truly amazing !

CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

I started a mission that focuses on the hoppers. I'm hoping it will global rather than just the 300 mile radius of where I'm at. Regardless, I'd really appreciate you adding your hopper spotting(s). Thank you

Raiyan Ahmed
Raiyan Ahmed 7 years ago

Great catch!

Steffi 7 years ago

Wow! I've never seen a hopper like that before - wonder what those spines are for? Is it pretending to be an ant? Very cool!

LarsKorb 7 years ago

lol...what's the front and what's the rear of that buddy?

lori.tas 7 years ago

Just bumping this back up so that more people can see it.

tiberio_graco 7 years ago

Thanks lori!

lori.tas 7 years ago

Check out this pdf for more images:

lori.tas 7 years ago

Absolutely awesome leafhopper.

Piracicaba, Brazil

Lat: -22.71, Long: -47.63

Spotted on Sep 5, 2011
Submitted on Sep 4, 2011

Spotted for mission

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