Cladonota sp.

Branch-backed Treehopper


Family: Membracidae

Subfamily: Membracinae

Tribe: Hypsoprorini

Length: hopper in the photo 8.7 mm; in the genus 4 - 13 mm


Members of the genus Cladonota are found from Mexico to Argentina. The generic name is Greek and means "branch-backed."

Photo location: El Hato, north of Antigua, Guatemala.

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