Graphocephala coccinea (Candy-Striped Leafhopper).
| Leafhopper Graphocephala coccinea. Common names include candy-striped leafhopper, red-banded leafhopper, scarlet-and-green leafhopper, and red-and-blue leafhopper. These animals remind me of tropical fish and are just amazing. |
bug guide (this specimen, different photo):
Graphocephala versuta (Versute Leafhopper).
| A close relative of the former leafhopper: Graphocephala versuta. It is even smaller G. coccinea and reveals its amazing color patterns only in the magnified photograph. This species is more on the greenish side and has a black sawtooth markings at the apex.
sharpshooters and leafhoppers of the world: