Entylia carinata juveniles being tended by ants
I thought these were eggs on the underside of a Jerusalem Artichoke leaf until I peeked underneath and they sprang into my face.
Blotchy brown bug with a "keel" on it's back.
on Helianthus, tended by ants
Entylia carinata. Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA. 17 May 2014.
HEM Membracidae Entylia carinata
On the underside of sunflower leaf.