Enchenopa sp.

Treehopper


Enchenopa sp., image from Guyane (French Guiana)

 

 

Family:Membracidae

Subfamily: Membracinae

Length: 8 - 14 mm in the genus

 

In species of Enchenopa the horn bears a central dorsal ridge, and the two margins of the horn are compressed. The pronotum has two long ridges that run along its sides. Another notable trait of genus Enchenopa is that the fore- and mid-tibiae are flattened (Godoy et al., 2006).

The various species of Enchenopa can be found over most of North and South America.

In North America, the most-studied species is Enchenopa binotata.

Photo location: Montagne de Kaw, French Guiana.

Dorsal view, Enchenopa sp., South American Treehopper


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