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Photo#512166
Leafhopper - Prairiana longiora

Leafhopper - Prairiana longiora
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
May 3, 2011
Size: ~11 mm

Moved
Moved from Leafhoppers.

Prairiana ponderosa longiora
That's its official name, based on a single specimen from Texas; P. ponderosa was described from a single female from CO and differs in the markings as well as the female genitalia, so I have no doubt that they are actually different species, and your specimen is actually P. longiora.

Congratulations on a great shot of a very rare insect!

 
Thanks Dr. Hamilton.
Would you be interested in the specimen?

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