A log of people think this is a cicada with a tail, but it is not. The “tail” is wax. Phenax variegata by Rich Hoyer on Flickr.
Cathedra serrata by Rich Hoyer on Flickr.
Diareusa annularis from Costa Rica by Rich Hoyer on Flickr.
Names change. Laternaria candelaria aka Pyrops candelarius aka Fulgora candelari. Photo by Apisit Wilaijit on Flickr. Thailand.
The Biodiversity Heritage Library scans thousands of public domain documents and makes their text and images available online. Among the images scanned are many images of fulgoroidea! Just a sample: Check out this image scanned by the Biodiversity Heritage Library …
Saw this post on Twitter today. A fulgoridae from Australia from John White Wildlife! Lantern fly (fulgoridae) on acacia. What a fabulous proboscis! #Wildoz pic.twitter.com/Onx835RUh8 — John White Wildlife (@JWhiteWildlife) February 13, 2016
People get foot fungus, and insects get fungal infections too. A paper was published in 2015 about this topic, and specifically fungi that attack some Fulgoridae. Authors: Tatiana I. Sanjuan, Ana E. Franco-Molano, Ryan M. Kepler, Joseph W. Spatafora, Javier …
Fulgoridae of Nicaragua Stamps. Features: Fulgora laternaria, Acraephia perspicillata, Pterodictya reticularis, Phrictus quinquepartitus, Copidocephala guttata, and Odontoptera carrenoi.
These are four hoppers and one cicada from my personal collection. The cicada is the insect at the extreme right. It is a Callogaeana festiva festiva (Fabricius, 1803). Working on IDs for the rest.
Pyrops pyrorhynchus (Donovan, 1800) from my personal collection.