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Planthopper - Metadelphax propinqua - female

Planthopper - Metadelphax propinqua - Female
Kenner, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA
March 1, 2008
First record in Louisiana on BugGuide

Found near this identified male:

Toya propinqua
A short-winged female, associated with the identified male. This is one of the few Delphacidae with dark markings on the side of the tan-colored abdomen; the other common species with those markings is Delphacodes parvulus, but that one doesn't have the dark lines on the face.

Thank you....
Thanks to both Dr. Hamilton and Eric for the assistance with this ID...

Definitely a delphacid. Please see comments on your other images.