Telonaca alta

I find treehoppers to be adorable and desperately want to find one of the ones that looks like a helicopter, or an alien, or…unfortunately, this is the closest I’ve got so far, a charming mottled gray and white fellow with clear wings and a pronotum for days, giving it the appearance of a very, very, small rhinoceros. From the photos on bugguide, it looks like the base body color can range from off-white, as shown here, to a soft mossy green on some individuals.

Telonaca alta is a reasonably large treehopper — about 10mm long. It lives in Florida and Georgia. It has a horrible case of Wikipedia Stub Syndrome — neither its species nor its genus has a page (yet).

Identified via the fine folks at iNaturalist.

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