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Family Machaerotidae - Tube Spittlebug from Chiang Dao Chiang-Mai Thailand  Geotagged,Sigmasoma chakratongi,Summer,Thailand Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Family Machaerotidae - Tube Spittlebug

from Chiang Dao Chiang-Mai Thailand

    comments (7)

  1. Awesome little tree hopper, well done. Posted 2 years ago
    1. thank you Posted 2 years ago
  2. I couldn't let this one go...I think it's actually a spittlebug, not a treehopper. Maybe Sigmasoma chakratongi?

    http://www.samuibutterflies.com/cercopoidea/sigmasomachakratongi/
    Posted 2 years ago, modified 2 years ago
    1. The top two here are also similar, but I think they are located in China:
      https://bioone.org/ContentImages/Journals/esaa/102/5/008.102.0501/graphic/WebImages/f01_739.jpg

      ID for the photos in the link: Dianmachaerota serratiphalla
      Posted 2 years ago
        1. Truly impressive searching, Christine, looks like an exact match to me, I'd say go for it! Posted 2 years ago
          1. Thanks, ID added. Posted 2 years ago

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Sigmasoma chakratongi is a rare tube spittlebug in the family Machaerotidae.

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

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Uploaded May 7, 2020. Captured Aug 21, 2019 13:25 in Chiang Dao, Chiang Dao District, Chiang Mai 50170, Thailand.
  • TG-4
  • f/14.0
  • 1/100s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm