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Fulgora Laternaria, also known as the Lantern Fly, has a pattern on its wings that resemble eyes to scare off predators.
Peanut-Headed Lantern Fly
Fulgora laternaria (Peanut-head Lantern Bug) by Arthur Chapman, via Flickr
Lantern Flies are a kind of leafhopper, which have a large protrusion from the head resembling a snout, and large bulbous body. It's also known as lantern fly, peanut bug, peanut-headed lanternfly & alligator bug.
Peanut Head Moth, The 'machachas' of Costa Rica. The 'peanut' is a hollow, false head and the eyes are located directly behind it.
Peanut-headed Lantern Bug
"Peanut Head Bug" Planthopper
Peanut bug (Fulgora laternaria)! Great photo by Terry Wild Stock Photography. Always wanted to see one of these in the wild!
/laternaria candelaria/ planthopper, or lantern bug
peanut head lantern bug. i'm obsessed with these now. might have to splurge and get this with some of my income tax refund.
Lantern flys borneo, Kalimantan