Cercopidae


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Related to Cercopidae: froghopper, Philaenus spumarius, Spittlebugs

Cercopidae

[sar′käp·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of homopteran insects belonging to the series Auchenorrhyncha.

Cercopidae

 

(also Aphrophoridae), spittle insects, a family of insects of the order Isoptera. There are 3,000 species. The insects are 3–10 mm long. They are usually brown or greenish; there are some mottled individuals. The insects are found on all continents, living on herbaceous and woody plants and feeding on their sap. The adult insects leap and fly well. The larvae, which are relatively immobile, excrete a froth that forms masses in which the young insects live. The species Philaemus spumarius damages the stems and leaves of strawberries, currants, fruit trees, and roses.

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He shows that Machaerotidae + Clastopteridae is the sister group of Cercopidae + Aphrophoridae.
A checklist with illustrations of the types of Cercopidae species of the New World was published by Carvalho and Webb (2005).
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In addition, specimens from Achilidae, Aphididae, Cercopidae, Derbidae, Membracidae, Nogodinidae and Psyllidae families were also identified and represented only 6.
Al igual que los otros miembros de la familia Cercopidae las ninfas se caracterizan principalmente por la construccion de una masa de espuma.
fastidiosa is possible by vector insects belonging to the families Cicadellidae (leafhoppers) and Cercopidae (spittlebugs) (Redak et al.
Reestrturacao do genero Deois Fennah; descrcao de um novo genero e de novas species (Homoptera, Cercopidae, Tomaspidinae).