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Waxy Planthopper Nymph : Nature Closeups

Waxy Planthopper Nymph

July 13th, 2011 - 9:19 AM | Filed under Featured Photos | 4 Comments

10mm wide | July 9, 2011 | Tupaciguara, Minas Gerais, Brazil

I’ve encountered odd planthopper nymphs like this before, but this might be the first time I’ve been able to get good shots showing the nymph itself .

Dorsolateral view

Dorsal view

4 Responses to “Waxy Planthopper Nymph”

  1. Comment1 says:

    Wow. Makes me think of one of Elton John’s fancy dress parties.

  2. Dawn Kaczmar says:

    This is amazing. Looks like something out of anime.

  3. Troy Bartlett says:

    For some reason, it makes me think of those crazy Victorian wigs.

  4. gary heiden says:

    hi, at last a bug that looks good enough to eat. looks like a custard dessert. yummy. only kidding…. really looks like lady gaga.

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