Enchophora sanguinea

Lantern Bug

Enchophora sanguinea, a Central American Fulgorid planthopper


Family: Fulgoridae

Subfamily: Amyclinae

Tribe: Enchophorini

Length: 22 - 26 mm


This colorful insect ranges from Guatemala south to Ecuador.

Photographer notes: Four specimens of Lystra lantana were on a large tree trunk. While this species is often found many meters off the ground, these four were only about one meter above ground level.  Location: Tuis, Cartago province, Costa Rica.

Colorful Fulgorid Planthopper group on tree trunk, Enchophora sanguinea