Dictyopharid Planthopper

This dictyopharid planthopper (nakano-tengu-sukeba) was in our living room yesterday evening. The Japanese name includes “tengu” after the long-nosed mountain goblins (see here).

Dictyophara nakanonisDictyophara nakanonis

HEMIPTERA: Homoptera (Auchenorrhyncha): Dictyopharidae
Dictyophara nakanonis = nakano-tengu-sukeba

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Found this interesting on-line entomology class: http://eny3005.ifas.ufl.edu/lab1/Homoptera/Dictyopharid.htm

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One Response to Dictyopharid Planthopper

  1. Trace says:

    this bug looks like it has relation to this beetle http://natural-japan.net/?p=316#respond

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