Like all planthoppers, a Delphacid Planthopper can jump. It is tiny and can disappear out of sight quickly, but it may rest on plants long enough to be admired. A spur on the hindleg propels the planthopper when it needs to move, but it also has wings. This type of planthopper has decorative antennae that are thick at the base, and scalloped on the outer edge. The transparent wings have small dots all over them, and streaks of black at the wing tips create a triangular shadow when they cross over each other. Wet, grassy areas and meadows are popular habitats for this insect.
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Note: An insect's reach is not limited by lines drawn on a map and therefore species may appear in areas, regions and/or states beyond those listed above as they are driven by environmental factors (such as climate change), available food supplies and mating patterns.