cicadellid sp.

Leafhoppers are a very large family of insects. There are at least 2,500 species of the family in North America. Leafhoppers can be distinguished from other true bugs by the row of spines on their hind legs. Most are small, less than 13-mm long. 

Order: Hemiptera
Family: Cicadellidae

Photograph: © 2014 RKD Peterson
Date of Photograph: 6 August 2014
Location: Montana, Gallatin Co. (45o43'41" N 111o08'11" W)