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Two lined spittlebug

Prosapia bicincta


It is a medium sized plant hopper with a bright red abdomen with a blackish blue wings covered with two orange stripes.They are commonly found sitting around tall plants stems and when disturbed they hop and fly away making a loud buzzing sound.They have very similar body structures that to of a cicada.


Semi-urban, Fort Worth, Texas.


This species is found in many parts of North America.The species is always found around summer time feeding on many plants like okra and others.

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Spotted on May 13, 2020
Submitted on May 14, 2020

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