Planthopper

One day, while trying to photograph something, came across this really, really, weird looking insect. Its behavior was very weird too. Perceiving me as a threat, it started closing down its long hairy tail like extensions, flat on the leaf, as if lying prostrate or in salute. It also started moving in circles, moving forward, sidewards and sometimes backwards too. I really struggled to identify the front and the rear of this insect....

September 1, 2013 · 4 min · Santhosh Krishnamoorthy