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Umbonia crassicornis


Umbonia crassicornis
: Pedro Montes (periko) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 47 W: 2 N: 97] (1137)
: Animals
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: 2017-12-17
: Insects
: Nikon D7000
Exposure: f/22, 1/125
More Photo Info: [view]
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: 2018-01-11 14:45
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This is a common and widespread member of the insect family Membracidae, and one of numerous species colloquially referred to as thorn bug. The body length of the adult is approximately 10 mm. This is a variable species as to size, color and structure, particularly the pronotal horn of the males, which is more angled posteriorly than the females and often somewhat expanded apically. The range of this species is from northern South America all the way to Mexico and Florida. Its preferred hosts are ornamental and fruit tres of subtropical regions.


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Ciao Pedro, great macro of nice specie, wonderful colors, splendid sharpness and fine details, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5883 W: 89 N: 14986] (62863)
  • [2018-01-12 4:54]

Hi Pedro,a very professional macro of this very small leafhopper. Reminds a lot the buffalo leafhopper of my country,fantastic sharpness and bright colors,masterwork for this rare guest of TN! Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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