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Citrus flatid planthopper - Metcalfa pruinosa Invasive Nearctic species. It was accidentally introduced to Europe, first in Italy in 1970. In a few decades it has spread over most of Europe. First recorded in Bulgaria in 2004. The forewing is most probably damaged.  Animal,Animalia,Arthropoda,Bulgaria,Citrus Flatid Planthopper,Citrus flatid planthopper,Europe,Flatidae,Fulgoroidea,Geotagged,Hemiptera,Insect,Insecta,Invasive species,Metcalfa pruinosa,Nature,Sofia,Summer,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Citrus flatid planthopper - Metcalfa pruinosa

Invasive Nearctic species. It was accidentally introduced to Europe, first in Italy in 1970. In a few decades it has spread over most of Europe. First recorded in Bulgaria in 2004. The forewing is most probably damaged.

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  1. Incredible job on the focus, Jivko! Posted 2 years ago

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''Metcalfa pruinosa'', the citrus flatid planthopper, is a species of insect in the Flatidae family of planthoppers first described by Thomas Say in 1830.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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Uploaded Sep 13, 2017. Captured Sep 13, 2017 10:33 in ul. "Ivan Vazov" 2, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/10.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm