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Flatid planthopper
Photo Credit: Jeff Hahn, Univ. of MN

Flatid planthopper
Metcalfa pruinosa
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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