Ricaniid Planthoppers

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Spotted planthoppers (family Ricaniidae, ~1.25cm long) were extremely abundant on Komodo island. While walking through the dense vegetation they were like tiny explosions of color within the deep green. If you missed my post about jumping spider mimicry in a spotted Derbid planthopper, be sure to check it out!

Photographed in situ [1]


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