family Cercopidae


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Related to family Cercopidae: Cicadellidae, froghopper, Philaenus spumarius, Spittlebugs
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Noun1.family Cercopidae - froghoppers or spittlebugs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Homoptera, suborder Homoptera - plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects
spittle insect, spittlebug - small leaping herbivorous insect that lives in a mass of protective froth which it and its larvae secrete
genus Philaenus, Philaenus - a genus of Cercopidae
Aphrophora, genus Aphrophora - a genus of Cercopidae
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The family Cercopidae has around 1,500 species that have been named and described but studies indicate that the group is still one of the most neglected and unexplored.
They belong to the family Cercopidae and are related to the common plant bugs that infest many garden plants.