Nicomia sp.

Nicomiine Treehopper

Nicomia sp., Nicomiine Treehoppers, image from Brazil

Family: Membraciade

Subfamily: Nicomiinae

Family: Nicomiini

Length typically 5 - 6 mm; insect in the photo 5.2 mm


Nicomiinae are a subfamily of hornless treehoppers.  Some have suggested that in the interests of monophyly the subfamily should be lumped with Centrotinae.

Photo location: Amazonas province, Brazil.