Thelia bimaculata nymphs

Locust Treehopper


 1. Egg, 2.6 mm in length.

2. Egg-mass showing arrangement (inside of bark).

3. Egg-slit showing tips of eggs (outside of bark).

4. First instar, length 1.8 mm.

5. Second instar, length 2.0-2.8 mm.

6. Third instar, length 3.0-5.0 mm.

7. Fourth instar, length 5.0-7.5 mm.

8. Fifth instar, length 8.0-10.0 mm.

9. Adult female, 11 mm, 14 mm with horn.

10. Adult male.


These drawings are © W.D. Funkhouser and were originally published in the Annals of the Entomological Society of America. The captions are also Funkhouser’s.

The main Thelia bimaculata page has photos and more information about this species.