planthopper

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Noun1.planthopper - related to the leafhoppers and spittlebugs but rarely damages cultivated plants
homopteran, homopterous insect - insects having membranous forewings and hind wings
treehopper - small leaping insect that sucks juices of branches and twigs
lantern fly, lantern-fly - large brightly marked tropical insect with a process like a snout that was formerly thought to emit light
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They proposed: Clypeorrhyncha (for extant Cicadomorpha), Archaeorrhyncha (for Fulgoromorpha), Peloridiomorpha (for Coleorrhyncha [Peloridiidae]), Neohemiptera (for Fulgoromorpha + Heteropterodea), and Prosorrhyncha (for Heteropterodea) (Table 1).