15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

A tiny Planthopper (Acanalonia conica) clings to a pink hydrangea flower. Their name comes from a remarkable resemblance to plants and from the fact that they will "hop" to get around.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: Tewksbury, New Jersey, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D7100
Copyright: © Barbara Storms