Homoptera


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Related to Homoptera: Hemiptera, Isoptera, Thysanoptera, Siphonaptera
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Noun1.Homoptera - plant lice (aphids)Homoptera - plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects
animal order - the order of animals
Hemiptera, order Hemiptera - plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
homopteran, homopterous insect - insects having membranous forewings and hind wings
Coccoidea, superfamily Coccoidea - scale insects and mealybugs
Cercopidae, family Cercopidae - froghoppers or spittlebugs
family Jassidae, Jassidae - family of small leafhoppers coextensive with the Cicadellidae and not distinguished from it in some classifications
family Membracidae, Membracidae - plant hoppers: treehoppers
family Fulgoridae, Fulgoridae - plant hoppers: lantern flies
References in classic literature ?
4] The thirteen species belong to the following orders: -- In the Coleoptera, a minute Elater; Orthoptera, a Gryllus and a Blatta; Hemiptera, one species; Homoptera, two; Neuroptera a Chrysopa; Hymenoptera, two ants; Lepidoptera nocturna, a Diopaea, and a Pterophorus (?
Currently head of the Homoptera Auchenorhyncha department at the Paris National Museum of Natural History, Boulard is a leading world expert on the taxonomy and bio-ethology/acoustics of cicadas.
noctivagans, feed extensively on Lepidoptera and Diptera, as well as on Homoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Coleoptera and Neuroptera (Black, 1974; Whitaker et al.
The nymphs of Homoptera possess jumping legs, which enable effective escape, and were therefore regarded as prey of high escape ability.
He comments on the geographical distribution, host plants, feeding habits and seasonal history of 34 species of phytophagous insects and seven species of mites, covering the Homoptera, Hemiptera, Thysanoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Eriophyoidea and Tetranychoidea associated with the olive tree, and provides a set of color photographs.
Scale are small creatures closely related to plant hoppers, whiteflies and aphids in the order Homoptera.
Coleoptera (beetles), Homoptera (leafhoppers), Hymenoptera (wasps and ants) and Psocoptera (barklice) were less abundant on Sapium.
Orders of arachnids and insects represented in the sampling included: Araneae, Coleoptera, Collembola, Diptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Neuroptera, Orthoptera, Thysanoptera, and Lepidoptera.
In addition this issue contains another natural history article not associated with the museum, but certainly with the theme of the issue, on Hemiptera and Homoptera found in parts of Hancock County.