Subject: identify beetle please
Location: Minneapolis MN
August 4, 2017 4:00 pm
Thanks! Barely over a centimeter long. Is it a beetle? is there another order it could be under? I would like any information, maybe to the family level at least? Thanks.
This colorful creature is NOT a beetle. It is a Candystriped Leafhopper. Leafhoppers have mouths designed to pierce and suck fluids from plants, so despite their beauty, they are not welcomed by home gardeners.