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Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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lauriemorningglory
Mar 7, 2021 6:01 PM CST
Love the Stripes!

This leafhopper goes by many names: red-and-blue leafhopper, red-banded leafhopper, candy-striped leafhopper. (Graphocephala sp., probably G. coccinea)

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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Mar 7, 2021 6:01 PM CST
Cool banner Laurie!
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Name: Valerie
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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touchofsky
Mar 7, 2021 6:08 PM CST
Fancy looking insect, Laurie!
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Name: Karen
New Mexico (Zone 7b)
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plantmanager
Mar 7, 2021 6:50 PM CST
That's a crazy looking insect that I've never seen. It makes a great banner!
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Fleur569
Mar 7, 2021 7:00 PM CST
This little leafhopper certainly wasn't trying to camouflage itself, and it made a splashy debut. Delightful.
North Central Massachusetts (N (Zone 5b)
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joannakat
Mar 7, 2021 7:06 PM CST
Excellent banner, great picture! Also great to know (now, thanks to you) what this colorful thing is! Thank You!
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Name: Dirt
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dirtdorphins
Mar 7, 2021 7:18 PM CST
Cool!
Name: Kristi
east Texas pineywoods (Zone 8a)
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pod
Mar 7, 2021 8:14 PM CST
Snazzy banner! Hurray!
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Name: cheapskate gardener
South Florida (Zone 10a)
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hlutzow
Mar 7, 2021 9:09 PM CST
Awesome bug picture!
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Name: Frenchy
Falls Church, VA (Zone 7b)
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Frenchy21
Mar 7, 2021 11:03 PM CST
Very cool banner and bug!
Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Mar 8, 2021 5:16 AM CST
Nicely done Laurie!
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Name: Lynn
Oregon City, OR (Zone 8b)
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valleylynn
Mar 8, 2021 10:18 AM CST
Loved it.
Name: Donald
Eastland county, Texas (Zone 8a)
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needrain
Mar 8, 2021 10:20 AM CST
Great example demonstrating that everything that grows and is colorful in the garden isn't necessarily planted Smiling . Edit to add that usually examples are more often hummingbirds and butterflies. I really like this banner!
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Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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lauriemorningglory
Mar 8, 2021 6:55 PM CST
Thank you all for the thumbs and comments on this colorful little guy. Donald, you are correct--there are amazing colors to be found in insects other than butterflies, spiders, fungi, algae, rocks, and water and ice when the light strikes it. Smiling

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