homopterous insect


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Noun1.homopterous insect - insects having membranous forewings and hind wingshomopterous insect - insects having membranous forewings and hind wings
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
Homoptera, suborder Homoptera - plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects
whitefly - minute insect that feeds on plant juices; related to scale insects
coccid insect - scale insects and mealybugs
plant louse, louse - any of several small insects especially aphids that feed by sucking the juices from plants
cicada, cicala - stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone
spittle insect, spittlebug - small leaping herbivorous insect that lives in a mass of protective froth which it and its larvae secrete
leafhopper - small leaping insect that sucks the juices of plants
plant hopper, planthopper - related to the leafhoppers and spittlebugs but rarely damages cultivated plants
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