Membracidae


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Related to Membracidae: Notonectidae, Gerridae, Cicadellidae

Membracidae

[mem′bras·əd·ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The treehoppers, a family of homopteran insects included in the series Auchenorrhyncha having a pronotum that extends backward over the abdomen, and a vertical upper portion of the head.
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Although no phytoplasma transmission has yet been reported for Membracidae, considering that they tend to feed on woody hosts, it would not be surprising to find that they transmit phytoplasmas primarily found in woody plants (Wilson & Weintraub 2007).
Contribucion para un catalogo de las especies argentinas de la Familia Membracidae (Hemiptera -Homoptera).
Lista de Membracidae encontradas en la Argentina y algunos paises limitrofes.
A total of 1,554 specimens were collected (1,068 on sweet orange and 486 in tangerine plants) belonging to 4 families of Cicadomorpha, of which Cicadellidae was the most abundant in both orchards, followed by Membracidae.
Duas species novas de Cyphonia Laporte da regiao central do Brasil (Homoptera, Membracidae, Smiliinae).
Superfamily/Family Orange Tangerine N S N S CERCOPOIDEA (Spittlebugs, Froghoppers) Aphrophoridae 3 1 6 1 Cercopidae 3 1 3 1 MEMBRACOIDEA Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers) 1013 17 435 15 Membracidae (Treehoppers) 49 5 42 3 Total Identified 1038 24 447 20 TOTAL 1068 486 TABLE 2.