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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