Vertical Wing Achilid Hopper
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Vertical Wing Achilid Hopper
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Vertical Wing Achilid Hopper (Tropiphlepsia badia)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: True Bugs (Hemiptera)
Family: Achilid Planthopper (Hopper: Fulgoroidea, Achilidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Vertical Wing Achilid Hopper (Tropiphlepsia badia)
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Thank you Mark Ridgeway for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Of those we've measured, they range from ~3mm to ~4mm. That's quite a size variation. We're not sure if this is due to gender, normal variation, or actually different species that look the same.

Copyright © 2016-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 26-Oct-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.