JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Candy-striped Leafhopper - Graphocephala coccinea Striking vivid blue and red striped leafhopper. Their dorsal surface is yellow. They feed on plant sap using their piercing-sucking mouthparts.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Spotted in a rural, backyard garden. Candy-striped leafhopper,Geotagged,Graphocephala coccinea,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Candy-striped Leafhopper - Graphocephala coccinea

Striking vivid blue and red striped leafhopper. Their dorsal surface is yellow. They feed on plant sap using their piercing-sucking mouthparts.

Habitat: Spotted in a rural, backyard garden.

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

''Graphocephala coccinea'' is a meadow and woodland-dwelling species of brightly colored leafhopper native to North and Central America, from Canada south to Panama. Common names include candy-striped leafhopper, red-banded leafhopper, scarlet-and-green leafhopper and red-and-blue leafhopper.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Christine Young
View Christine Young's profile

By Christine Young

All rights reserved
Uploaded Dec 18, 2018. Captured Sep 17, 2017 09:30 in 1-37 Parker St, Coventry, RI 02816, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/166s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm