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Green insect that resembles a leaf with its triangular shape and coloring. It has light blue/green spots over the entire body and heave veining. Edges of wings have red dots. Legs and "nose" are green but turn red toward the end/tip. Possible mite infestation on this bug. The first image shows something under its wings. The fifth image shows something on the outside of the wings.
Unknown sapling in backyard near citrus orchard.
These are native to Australia and not very common in California. It is a type of Flatid Planthopper. "'TORPEDO BUG' refers to the great leaping ability of nymphs; mature nymphs can leap as far as 60 cm (about 2 feet)" - BugGuide Aka: Green Planthopper
Spotted on Nov 8, 2011
Submitted on Nov 8, 2011
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