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Family Cercopidae
Photographer: William Leonard

ID: 0000 0000 0205 0556 (2005-02-20)

Copyright © 2005 William Leonard

  • date of photo  between 2002 and 2004
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Olympia, WA
  • animal's place of origin   Captol State Forest (Thurston County, Washington, US)
  • family Cercopidae
  • order Hemiptera
  • class Insecta
  • notes   The spittle voided from the Spittlebug nymph's anus provides it with a moist habitat in which to live
  • camera   Fuji Velvia 100. Nikon F100, 200 micro, Tamron 1.4x teleconverter, SB 23 speedlight
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Insect

  • Genus and species were not provided for this photo. Click here to review the identification or add a comment.

    Using this photo   The thumbnail photo (128x192 pixels) on this page may be freely used for personal or academic purposes without prior permission under the Fair Use provisions of US copyright law as long as the photo is clearly credited with © 2005 William Leonard. For other uses, or if you have questions, contact William Leonard mollusca1[AT] (Replace the [AT] with the @ symbol before sending an email.)


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