Monday, July 12, 2010

Say Hello To My Little Friend

I was putting in the garden the other day, and saw this odd-looking little bug. He had an eye on me, too...moving around the stem as I tried to check him out.



Finally I got a look at his face! Let me introduce you to Ceresa diceros, a.k.a. Tree Hopper.


He's only the size of my pinky nail, and very geometrically shaped...

....and frankly pretty! I can't decide if he looks prehistoric or futuristic.....

...though he does remind me of that bar scene in the original Star Wars movie.

9 comments:

Monica the Garden Faerie said...

Definintely prehistoric, but I agree it's unique and cute (but maybe not a he, lol!).

Monica the Garden Faerie said...

P.S. My winnings showed up today!!

lisa said...

Heh, I tend to assign "he" status to lots of creatures. Glad to hear that you got your prizes! I hope they're as cool as they sounded :)

Mr Brown Thumb said...

It definitely looks futuristic, kinda creepy and cool at the same time.

lisa said...

My sentiment exactly!

meemsnyc said...

What a cool looking bug!

lisa said...

I thought so too! :)

Anonymous said...

Oh yeah, definitely Star Wars bar scene... :)
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lisa said...

:)