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Lophopid planthopper nymph

Description:

This is a nymph of a planthopper possibly from the Lophopidae family. See a similar form here http://www1.dpi.nsw.gov.au/keys/fulgor/i...

Habitat:

This spotting on an orchid in a large semi-urban yard/garden adjacent to a disturbed remnant patch of forest.

Notes:

The first photo shows the planthopper facing away from the camera. Those long appendages are NOT antennae.

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3 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Some sort of appendage present only in the nymph stages...

Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

My first thought was antenna - what are they?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Wow! This could be one of those Japanese robots.

Scott Frazier
Spotted by
Scott Frazier

Indonesia

Spotted on Dec 14, 2011
Submitted on Jan 22, 2012

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