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Beautiful little leafhopper - Erasmoneura vulnerata

Beautiful little leafhopper - Erasmoneura vulnerata
Oak Ridge, TN, Anderson County, Tennessee, USA
June 21, 2010
Size: 3mm
I noticed some tiny specks moving in the reflector of my black light while I was photographing moths. I put them into a plastic dish so I could see them better with my macro lens. I sure was surprised to see this beautiful little jewel of a leaf hopper! I also saw two other types, probably Erythroneura spp. This one doesn't appear to be on the leafhopper page, so I thought I'd add it. It pays to take notice of the tiny insects, they may surprise you! :)

Moved from ID Request.

Reminds me of

That's just my best guess, though. Dr. Hamilton will be able to confirm/correct.

Erythroneura vulnerata

Thanks, Dr. Hamilton
It is so nice to have experts on this site who are willing to help ID these critters!

I would agree, but we'll leav
I would agree, but we'll leave it up to the expert! I missed this photo on the galleries. Thanks!

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