Candy-striped leafhopper

I just submitted my PhD thesis to my committee!  WhoO!  I can’t think straight (and I don’t want to write ANYTHING EVER AGAIN (just kidding)), so here are some photos of one of my favourite hemipterans (true bugs), a leafhopper by the name of Graphocephala coccinea.  It is very common, but also very pretty.  If you like this guy, you might like his cousin treehopper.



7 thoughts on “Candy-striped leafhopper

  1. congratulations on finishing your thesis! may your future be as wonderfully bright as this little critter. i love him!

  2. Pingback: Planthopper nymph: Scolops abnormis | standingoutinmyfield

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