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Subject: Identification
Location: Santa Barbara CA
August 2, 2017 6:55 am
Hi, This little chap was on the side of my computer for most of the day. He was about 3-5 mm and sandy brown in color with some darker spots. His eyes look a bit like a chameleon’s eyes. I live in Santa Barbara CA, right near the beach. It is August right now and the temp has been around 75 degrees fahrenheit. I have never seen anything like it before and can find nothing similar online.
Signature: Michael

Issid Planthopper

Dear Michael,
This is a Planthopper in the family Issidae, the Issid Planthoppers.  We are relatively confident it is the Upright-Winged Hopper,
Dictyobia permutata, which is pictured on the Natural History of Orange County site.  Other members of the genus that look very similar are pictured on BugGuide.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Santa Barbara, California

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