Tag Archives: Metcalfa pruinosa

06.30.2021 What is and what will be

Sounds almost biblical but it’s only another insect post. I spotted this little bit of fluff on an elderberry leaf in our yard and, at first, thought it a wooly aphid. But with some research on the larger image realized … Continue reading

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08.30.2014 A Planthopper, a Moth and a Wasp walk into a bar…….

Just a little attention getter there.  These guys aren’t actually speaking to each other. Here’s the Hopper…a Citrus Flatid Planthopper ( Metcalfa pruinosa ).The Moth…a ZigZag Herpetogramma (Herpetogramma thestealis).  This is a rare flashed image.And, last but not least, the … Continue reading

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