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Hopper Nymph ID - Scaphoideus

Hopper Nymph ID - Scaphoideus
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
June 29, 2008
Size: ~4mm
With a top hat!

Moved from Scaphoideus.


Incredible shot!!!!!!
Incredible shot!!!!!!

Scaphoideus sp. with a mite.
Scaphoideus sp. with a mite.

Dann, Steven..
Thanks! I wonder if the mite is parasitic? If so, is the nymph doomed??

Believe so, see Dr. Hamilton'
Believe so, see Dr. Hamilton's comments here

This is a second photo of one of these nymphs with two dark leg spines.

Don't worry about the mite, it's just hitching a ride.

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