Thorned Treehopper  
I was taking pictures of caterpillar frass on a Giant Milkweed when this crazy looking bug dropped in.
Little bug that looks like a thorn, Thorned Treehopper
It's a Thorned Treehopper.
Little bug that looks like a thorn, Thorned Treehopper
I held the leaf to steady it in the breeze but the treehopper wasn't happy that I did so. It launched off of the leaf like it was spring loaded. Giant Milkweed has large thick leaves. I was surprised that I could feel that tiny bug lift off with such force! It flew off, and although I did follow, it got away.
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