The fun encyclopedia of animals is here! See pictures, wallpapers and videos and read fun reviews of products for animals, how tos, and fun stories about our animal friends here.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Biologist spotted Troll-haired Bug
A mystery bug with hairs that stand like fiber optics or a lot prefer to call it, troll hairs, has been spotted and photographed by Trond Larsen. It is still unsure if this planthopper has already been part of the species classification in Biology.
According to Larsen, this bug moves very quickly that it's almost impossible to capture it for identification. It's also hard to tell from the picture itself because this bug is still in the nymph stage, she added.
Like most insects, the pupa or nymph phases can look very different from their adult versions, making this bug still categorized in the "nameless" section. Click here for full details.