What’s a membracid?

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Membracids are cute little treehoppers. Membracid

Although they are little, they have a very complex life. Some are social, and live in groups, and defend their young. Some are tended by ants, and have symbiotic relationships.

But, mostly, they are cute. :)

When it was time to choose a domain name here at WordPress, I wasn’t able to get some of my first choices (bug-girl or cicada), so I went with my 2nd favorite kind of insect–treehoppers.

You can read more about the life of treehoppers at Wikipedia, and some truly amazing photos can be found here and here.

(Image courtesy Insect Images)