Scamandra polychroma. This fulgorid planthopper is being...
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Image #cld1209101
SpeciesScamandra polychroma
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionThis fulgorid planthopper is being tended by Giant Forest Ants (Camponotus gigas) for its honeydew secretions. In return the ants provide protection against potential predators. 
Keywordsant | borneo | bug | camponotus | fauna | forest | formicidae | fulgoridae | giant | gigas | hemiptera | homoptera | hymenoptera | insect | lantern | mulu | mutualism | planthopper | symbiosis | trophobiosis

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