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Extension > Garden > Diagnose a problem > What insect is this? > Garden Pests > Beetles, bugs, ants, and other insects without obvious wings - 1/4 inch - 1/2 inch long > Flatid planthopper

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Flatid planthopper

Metcalfa pruinosa

Flatid planthopper

Jeff Hahn, University of Minnesota

Size: 1/4 inch long

Where/When: Feeds on the twigs of various woody and herbaceous plants. Adults are active during July to August.

Significance: Rarely, if ever, injurious to plants.

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