Lanternfly from Thailand

Colorful Insect
Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand
March 17, 2011 1:38 am
It’s the second time I see one of those around the house. I’ve been told it usually lives in rice field and it’s just a grasshopper… But I don’t quite believe it.
Signature: Jean-Luc


Dear Jean-Luc,
We wish we had more time to write about this Lanternfly, but we are already running dangerously late this morning.

ID for yesterday’s lanternfly
March 18, 2011 3:05 pm
The “Lanternfly from Thailand” posted yesterday is probably Fulgora candelaria. Searching Google Images yields a number of extremely similar pictures.
Signature: W. Randy Hoffman

Thanks W. Randy,
Pyrops candelarius brings up matching photos as well.

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