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Sharpshooter Bug

Tribe: Proconiini 

Family: Cicadellidae

Native Range: Worldwide, Pennsylvania*

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According to Wikipedia, both adults and nymphs insert their mouths into plant tissue and suck large quanties of sap out. They filter out the trace nutrients and vigorously shoot the remaining liquid out of their bodies, earning the group name of “sharpshooter”.*

*From Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharpshooter_(insect))

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