Scaris sp.

Gyponine Leafhopper


Scaris sp., Gyponine Leafhopper, image from Guyana

 

Family: Cicadellidae

Subfamily: Gyponinae

Tribe: Scarini

Length: Hopper in photo 11.8 mm

 

Genus Scaris is made up of 70 Neotropical species (Coelho and Da-Silva, 2002).

Photo notes: This leafhopper was sitting on a leaf, in the flooded forest along the Rewa River, Guyana.


Gyponine Leafhopper, Scaris sp., Guyana photo

Gyponine Leafhopper face, Guyana, Scaris sp.


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