Saturday, October 29, 2011

Buffalo treehopper

green hopper in flower I noticed this shy little bug recently on a flower at the arboretum.
  Buffalo treehopper I teased it out onto the branch where I could get a better look. I was able to identify it as a species of Ceresa, a Buffalo treehopper. Some other Ceresa species have not only a humped back, but buffalo-like "horns" as well. But this one was smooth.
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