Friday, March 9, 2012

Orange leafhopper (Bothrogonia addita), Sumatra Indonesia




Those photos above were taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This bug is an orange leafhopper (Bothrogonia addita). It has no antennae. It has orange color of head, thorax and wing. There are some black spots over its head and thorax. At the margin of wings also has black color. The size of the body is about  10mm. It is from the family of  Cicadellidae under genus of  Bothrogonia.

Taxonomy:
The Kingdom: Animalia - Animals
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Hemiptera - bugs
Suborder :  Auchenorrhyncha
Superfamily : Membracoidea
Family : Cicadellidae - leafhoppers
Subfamily : Cicadellinae
Tribe : Cicadellini
Genus : Bothrogonia
Species : B. addita
Binomial name : Bothrogonia addita (Walker ,1851)

Reference:
http://naturalhistory.museumwales.ac.uk/sharpshooters/browserecord.php?-recid=273

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