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Sharpshooter - Hortensia similis

Sharpshooter - Hortensia similis
Lake Tohopekaliga, Osceola County, Florida, USA
December 31, 2009
Size: 5mm
Helochara communis, maybe?


Moved from ID Request.

Looks more like
Hortensia similis to me:

But I'm not an expert. You might consider moving your post to Suborder Auchenorrhyncha - Free-living Hemipterans. Dr. Hamilton, our hopper expert, checks there regularly, and I'm sure he'll be able to provide a definitive ID.

Hortensia similis
yes; the head markings are distinctive

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