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Citrus Flatid Planthopper Nymph - Metcalfa pruinosa As cute as a puppy &lt;3!<br />
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Habitat: Rural garden<br />
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Habitat: Rural garden<br />
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Citrus Flatid Planthopper Nymph - Metcalfa pruinosa

As cute as a puppy <3!

Habitat: Rural garden

Citrus Flatid Planthopper Nymph - Metcalfa pruinosa As cute as a puppy <3!<br />
<br />
Habitat: Rural garden<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/86349/citrus_flatid_planthopper_nymph_-_metcalfa_pruinosa.html Citrus Flatid Planthopper,Geotagged,Metcalfa pruinosa,Summer,United States,nymph,planthopper nymph

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''Metcalfa pruinosa'' is a species of insect in the Flatidae, a family of planthoppers. It is native to North America.

The adults are seen mainly in summer and fall, when they feed gregariously on sap. Adults, but especially larvae and nymphs, are covered with a white epicuticular wax. The adult is 4–7 millimetres long and initially whitish, turning a light gray. The large and prominent compound eyes are yellow. The mouthparts are adapted for piercing and sucking. The trapezoidal forewings.. more

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Nov 8, 2019. Captured Jul 25, 2019 09:28 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/99s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm