Flatid Planthopper (Flatoidinus sp. likely punctatus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Flatid Planthopper (Flatoidinus sp. likely punctatus)

New to my buggy life list, this planthopper is apparently not a common find. They eat plant material and may choose specific larval hosts. Since sparkleberry is a relatively new addition to my garden, it might explain why I never saw one before.

Superfamily Fulgoroidea – Planthoppers
Family Flatidae – Flatid Planthoppers
Subfamily Flatoidinae

Learn: http://canr.udel.edu/planthoppers/north-america/north-american-flatidae/genus-flatoidinus-melichar-1923/

Shown on Florida Native Plant: SPARKLEBERRY; FARKLEBERRY (Vaccinium arboreum)
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