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Raphirrhinus phosphoreus leafhopper - closeup, Orito, Colombia A beautiful, unusual looking leafhopper, although I suppose most leafhopper look unusual. This one is in the obscure Raphirrhinus genus, which isn&#039;t listed at Wikipedia or eol.org, yet iNaturalist does know it. <br />
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Raphirrhinus phosphoreus leafhopper - closeup, Orito, Colombia

A beautiful, unusual looking leafhopper, although I suppose most leafhopper look unusual. This one is in the obscure Raphirrhinus genus, which isn't listed at Wikipedia or eol.org, yet iNaturalist does know it.

Note that this photo was rotated. Original orientation:

Raphirrhinus phosphoreus leafhopper, Orito, Colombia A beautiful, unusual looking leafhopper, although I suppose most leafhopper look unusual. This one is in the obscure Raphirrhinus genus, which isn't listed at Wikipedia or eol.org, yet iNaturalist does know it. <br />
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Raphirrhinus phosphoreus is a leafhopper in the Raphirrhinus genus.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Nov 18, 2018. Captured Oct 16, 2018 16:06 in Orito, Putumayo, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm