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threecornered alfalfa hopper frontal ventral views

threecornered alfalfa hopper frontal ventral views

When viewed from the front (A), adult Spissistilus festinus appears to have three corners, one at each “shoulder” and one at the apex of its pronotum—hence its common name, threecornered alfalfa hopper. From a ventral view (B), the female (left) and male (right) show a somewhat triangular form, as well.

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