Christmas birding tour. It was barely 3 cm in length. For you inquiring minds, its classification is as follows.
Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Insecta, Order: Hemiptera, Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha, Infraorder: Fulgoromorpha, Superfamily: Fulgoroidea, Family: Dictyopharidae.
The Biologist Dr. Priyantha Wijesinghe whom I consulted for this had crosschecked its identification with an expert on a related family, and fowarded me his reply. It said, "...I reach the same conclusion as you: probably close to Centromeria viridistigma (or maybe it is that species) but as I am not a Dictyo specialist, I really cannot tell you more..."
Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of April 2017) - Spring, at least in these parts, is busting out all over. That means lots of blossoms and lots of birds....
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