Rose Leafhopper (Edwardsiana rosae) – After deadheading a few spent rose blooms I checked them and any leaves before disgarding them. It’s really amazing what you can find by close scrutiny. I found this one on the back of a leaf, a fine looking leafhopper. They are around 4 mm (5/32″) long, and most of the time go completely unnoticed.

Rose Leafhopper Edwardsiana rosae

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13 thoughts on “Microcosmos

    • When they are this small I have to snap a convertor lens onto my macro lens, which makes them even harder to focus on, and as I always photo handheld you have try your best not to shake, or breath for that matter,

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