Had to share this picture with you guys. Check out this awkward looking treehopper. Nature never ceases to amaze me!
Photo by Arthur Ankur
Text by @animal_diversity
Sphongophorus ballista Amyot & Serville, 1843 (Membracidae)
The very unusual shape of this treehopper likely plays a role in camouflage on its host plants as well as deterring predators. It is poorly studied, but has been recorded from Central America, including Mexico and Panama.