Leafhoppers

Posted Sep 5, 2003
Last Updated Oct 31, 2011
Leafhopper on Thorns
Jumping Spider and Leaf Hopper

Leafhoppers are amazingly colorful creatures. You find them on trees and leaves and sometimes even on your sleeves. I've seen them in bright yellow with red eyes to deep purple and white eyes. These are only a few samples of the colorful variations that can be found on this beautiful insect.

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Colorful Leafhopper

A red and blue leafhopper.

Leafhopper Nymph

Yellow leafhopper nymph with white eyes.

Green Leafhopper

This large green leafhopper is camouflaged to look like a leaf.

Green Leafhopper

This large green leafhopper is camouflaged to look like a leaf.

Brown Leafhopper

A brown leafhopper does not camouflage well on a green leaf.

Brown leafhopper

A brownleaf hopper camouflauges well on the bark of a tree.

Leafhopper molting

Photo of a young leafhopper shedding its juvenile exoskeleton.


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