Cyphonia clavata

Clubbed Cyphonia

Cyphonia clavata, Treehopper image from Colombia


Family: Membracidae

Subfamily: Smiliinae

Length: hopper in photo 4 mm


Genus Cyphonia is found from Mexico to Argentina (Godoy, Miranda, and Nishida, 2006).

Cyphonia clavata has been collected on capirona (Calycophyllum spruceanum), on a jessamine (Censtrum lanatum), and on a boneset (Eupatorium odoratum).

Photo location: Playa Los Angeles, Magdalena department, Colombia.

Cyphonia clavata, Clubbed Treehopper photo

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