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Bugs - The Yellow and-black Leafhopper

First seen on Monday 26th July 2021 at Druridge Bay

Leafhoppers are a large family of jumping bugs, similar to the froghoppers. Often classed as pests, as its saliva is toxic to plants and destroys chlorophyll. Leafhoppers are generally quite small, less than a centimetre in length. Yellow and Black Leafhoppers are found in grasslands and scrub.