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tiny spittlebug(?) with eyespots - Clastoptera xanthocephala

tiny spittlebug(?) with eyespots - Clastoptera xanthocephala
Aberdeen Proving Ground - Edgewood Area, Harford County, Maryland, USA
September 23, 2017
Subject is facing right, eyespot at the end of each elytra.

Attracted to MV lamp / blacklight set up on margin of 45-year-old stand of Loblolly Pine with nearby 60-yr old mixed stand of sweetgum, tulip poplar and pin oak. Approx 70F, humid, clear skies, no wind.

Size not recorded, however body length is estimated to be only about 2-3 mm based on thread count.

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Moved from Clastoptera.

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