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Heath Spittlebug (Clastoptera saintcyri) This seems to be a Georgia first on both BG and iNaturalist?<br />
On Rhus copallinum at a mixed forest edge.<br />
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Heath Spittlebug (Clastoptera saintcyri)

This seems to be a Georgia first on both BG and iNaturalist?
On Rhus copallinum at a mixed forest edge.

    comments (9)

  1. Georgeous ;) Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thanks! I love Clastopera, so I was giddy to see a new species! Posted 5 months ago
  2. Such a cool little bug! Posted 5 months ago
    1. It was! I love this genus! Posted 5 months ago
  3. Great find Lisa and great shot Posted 5 months ago
    1. Thanks so much! Posted 5 months ago
  4. Beautiful markings Posted 5 months ago
    1. I agree, Neptune! Posted 5 months ago
  5. Woohoo! Fantastic! Posted 5 months ago

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''Clastoptera saintcyri'', the heath spittlebug, is a species of spittlebug in the family Clastopteridae. It is found in North America.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jun 10, 2021. Captured Jun 9, 2021 10:59 in 227 Oakman Rd NE, Oakman, GA 30732, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/25.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm