Hemiptera-Auchenorrhyncha-Caliscelidae-Fitchiella melichari-Piglet Bugs (B)

Fitchiella melichari

Dos Cabezas, Cochise County, Arizona
Coordinates: 32.148146, -109.565165
July 7, 2018
Size: 2.6 mm
Attracted to mercury vapor and ultraviolet lights
The first two shots in this series show a live specimen; the rest of the pictures are focus-stacked images
Determined by Salvador Vitanza
Confirmed by Dr. Charles Bartlett, who after receiving the specimen said: “It looked like F. melichari as far as I could tell. A really interesting creature.”

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