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Plant hopper

Description:

Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Insecta, Order: Hemiptera, Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha, Infraorder: Fulgoromorpha, Superfamily: Fulgoroidea, Family: Flatidae

1 Species ID Suggestions

Green Broad Winged Planthopper
Geisha distinctissima Green Broad Winged Planthopper


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10 Comments

IanWongkar
IanWongkar 6 years ago

Trims Jason Alexander untuk referensinya.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

Good link Ian! Sometimes the species ID is very difficult without invasive inspection.

IanWongkar
IanWongkar 8 years ago

So just to temporarily Siphanta sp.
http://www.terrain.net.nz/friends-of-te-...

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

Ian, that is the usual size of these insects. We know this is a full sized adult because it has wings already. The young look like this http://www.flickr.com/photos/entomopixel...

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

Siphanta sp is a good idea. I have yet to find a good reference for this genus. Sorry for the link not working. Here it is http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/776...

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

Yes, Cindy. There are some differences including the colored edge continuing up to the legs and veins being slightly colored. I think it is sufficiently different to be likely a different species. I would be inclined to check the bug guide more closely or mark it as (poss. Siphanta sp.)

IanWongkar
IanWongkar 8 years ago

Or may be because still immature, its length about 12 mm.

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

It is very similar to Siphanta acuta but the shape is slightly different. I'm not sure if its a different species of a variation of it. My S. acuta looks just like Argybee's http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/... The "tail" on this spotting is straight where as the martinl's and mine have a bit of a curve. The coloring is a bit different but these two factors could be due to camera angles and lighting. martinl, what do you think?

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

The pic#2 is very clear. I think you have this one.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/835...

IanWongkar
Spotted by
IanWongkar

Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta, Indonesia

Spotted on Dec 13, 2011
Submitted on Feb 8, 2012

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