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Citrus Flatid Planthopper - Metcalfa pruinosa This tiny planthopper nymph had a big blob on its head. I don&#039;t know if it was parasitized, it is was goo/guts, or what. <br />
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Habitat: Spotted on vegetation on the edge of a trail<br />
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Habitat: Spotted on vegetation on the edge of a trail<br />
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Citrus Flatid Planthopper - Metcalfa pruinosa

This tiny planthopper nymph had a big blob on its head. I don't know if it was parasitized, it is was goo/guts, or what.

Habitat: Spotted on vegetation on the edge of a trail

Citrus Flatid Planthopper - Metcalfa pruinosa This planthopper nymph had a big blob on its head. I don't know if it was parasitized, if it is was goo/guts, or what?!<br />
<br />
Habitat: Spotted on vegetation on the edge of a trail<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/82898/citrus_flatid_planthopper_-_metcalfa_pruinosa.html Citrus flatid planthopper,Geotagged,Metcalfa pruinosa,Summer,United States

    comments (2)

  1. How weird! O_O Posted 9 months ago
    1. Yeah, it looked like it was growing out of its forehead. Posted 9 months ago, modified 5 months 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 Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Aug 8, 2019. Captured Aug 8, 2019 09:36 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm