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|Species: Graphocephala coccinea|
Scarlet-and-green leafhoppers are 3/8" in length. Their bodies are both bright blue-green and red, while their legs are yellow. Their body is tiny and tapered, and they have a pointed head with short antennae.
Habitat & Range
These small insects are found in the Eastern and Midwestern US, Southern Canada, and much of Central America. They live in fields.
These insects lay their eggs in plant tissue, and the adults will overwinter in leaf litter.
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