Subject: Bug ID
Geographic location of the bug: The Gambia
Time: 08:44 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hi
I have long wondered what this is, taken in the Gambia in 2008. Not sure if its a bug or a strange moth. I would be grateful if you could help ID it
How you want your letter signed: Richard Heath
This free-living Hemipteran in the family Fulgoridae is commonly called a Lanternfly. There is a similar looking Lanternfly from Gambia posted to FlickR.