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Family: Scarabaeidae Size: 27 to 33.3 mm Origin: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Location: Indonesia, Molucca, Halmahera, Dolik leg.det. A.Skale, 2006 Photo: U.Schmidt, 2006

Ischiopsopha olivacea olivacea (Thomson, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Malacca Islands, Halmahera.

Thorn treehopper - Umbonia crassicornis | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Exist Umbonia Spinosa These thorn bugs are related to cicadas, and use their beaks to pierce plant stems to feed upon their sap. Their strange appearance still poses many questions to scientists

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Golden tortoise beetles (Charidotella sexpunctata) are common North American beetles that can be found on morning glory leaves, which are their preferred food. They can change color, looking initially like tiny jewels, or golden ladybugs, but can alter the reflectivity of the cuticle so the outer layers become clear, revealing a ladybug type of red coloring with black spots.

Charidotella sexpunctata - Golden Tortoise Beetle by Ilona Loser, wikipedia

Cicada at night in Gamboa, Panama.

Zammara smaragdina The cicada is an ancient polyvalent symbol: resounding themes are resurrection, immortality, spiritual realization and spiritual ecstasy -would make a sweet tattoo-