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Photo#112488
Why type of hemiteran? - Publilia concava

Why type of hemiteran? - Publilia concava
Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
May 24, 2007
Size: ~0.5cm
Tiny little hoppers sucking plant juices along a stem. There were ants around them, possibly harvesting honeydew?

Thank you both!
I appreciate the excellent work on IDing my specimens.

Publilia concava
This is a treehopper with a pronotal crest that almost completely hides the wings. The species is separated from P. brunnea by the prominent ridges on the sides of the crest.

Reminds us of Publilia
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