explosionsoflifeThe family Membracidae contains some of the most outlandish-looking insects. Commonly known as treehoppers, these insects often form a mutualistic relationship with ants in which the treehoppers protect the ants in return for honeydew.

Pictured are two different species within the family.


Petit: Great. These will be in my dreams tonight, I have no doubt. G’night, everyone … dream of other things, k?

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