Several authors have described chlorosis in pasture grasses caused by the toxic effects of cercopid saliva (Taliaferro et al 1967; Valerio & Nakano 1992).
Observation and collecting efforts resulted in the detection of 3 spittlebug species in the cercopid genus Ocoaxo on Pinus host trees.
Cercopid Spittlebugs of the New World (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha, Cercopidae).
For example, the Revista published the first known case of an aquatic homopteran, a cercopid
found in the bracts of Heliconia (Heliconiaceae) (Thompson 1997).
spittle bugs of the New World (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Cercopidae).