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Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) by Mike Reardon

Derbid Planthopper (possibly Rhotana sp., Rhotanini, Derbidae)

These tiny planthoppers are included in a complex of arthropods who, by virtue of their wing markings and postures, are believed to be mimicking jumping spiders (Salticidae) (see image below)

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Female Two-striped Jumping Spider (Telamonia dimidiata, Salticidae)

by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr.
Pu’er, Yunnan, China

See more Chinese true bugs and hoppers on my Flickr site HERE…..

Greta Garbo in ‘The Painted Veil’ by Clarence Sinclair Bull,1934 by greta_g