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Planthopper nymph

Planthopper nymph
Rockville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
December 23, 2014
Found under plywood or a rock.

Moved from Planthoppers.

I have never seen one with wax plumes on 3 abdominal segments! Cixius, Myndus, Oliarus each have only 2 wax-producing segments, and the only other genus (Oecleus) has an exceptionally narrow head.

How big was this bug?

I don't remember how big it was exactly. Sorry! I could upload the original full-sized photos if you're interested.


Moved from ID Request.

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