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planthopper nymph  (Acanalonia servillei) - Acanalonia servillei

planthopper nymph (Acanalonia servillei) - Acanalonia servillei
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
May 15, 2015
Size: 3/16"
The Acanalonia servillei, are known for producing waxy strands from their bodies which repel water. These strands also help protect them from predators, who might grab onto the showy white hairs, which break off so that the hopper can escape. The nymphs can ultimately be entirely covered in white wax.

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