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First thought this was a moth but Im sure it aint. Noted in the Brazilian atlantic rainforest area Oct 2017

Noted on the side of a tree in the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest in Oct 2017. About 3-4 cm long . Middle of a very hot day.

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That is a planthopper, order Hemiptera, suborder Auchenorhycha, Superfamily Fulgoroidea. It looks to be in the Genus Phrictus. Very similar to a picture I saw on the web of Phrictus diadema.

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