family Cicadellidae


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Related to family Cicadellidae: leafhopper
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Noun1.family Cicadellidae - leafhoppers
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Homoptera, suborder Homoptera - plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects
leafhopper - small leaping insect that sucks the juices of plants
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Leaf hoppers (Family Cicadellidae) and thrips (Order Thysanoptera) were the most common herbivores.
fastidiosa is transmitted in the field by xylem-feeding insects, especially sharpshooters (family Cicadellidae, subfamily Cicadellinae) and related insects such as spittlebugs (family Cercopidae) (Hopkins and Purcell 2002).