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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Here we provide the first report of Membracis juncta (Walker) (Hemiptera: Membracidae) attacking T.
(2000) Review of the New World Treehopper Tribe Stegaspidini (Hemiptera: Membracidae: Stegaspidinae): III: Flexocentrus Goding, Stylocentrus Stal, and Umbelligerus Deitz.
Flynn, "Checklist of treehoppers of Panama (Hemiptera: Membracidae) with a list of checklists and keys to the Nearctic and Neotropical fauna," Zootaxa, no.
Factors influencing egg parasitism in sub-social insects: insights from the treehopper Alchisme grossa (Hemiptera, Auchenorrhyncha, Membracidae).
Classification of the higher categories of the New World treehoppers (Homoptera: Membracidae), North Carolina Agricultural Experimental Station Technical Bulletin, N" 225, February.
Adaptive significance of clumped dispersion in a treehopper, Publilia concava (Homoptera: Membracidae).
Genetic differentiation along host plant lines in the sympatric Enchenopa binotata Say complex (Homoptera: Membracidae).
Acholeplasma laidlawii (Edward and Freund 1970) (Acholeplasmatales: Acholeplasmataceae) strain PG-8A (U14905) was used as outgroup to root the tree generated for F2nR2 and cpn60 UT, and a member of the family Membracidae (GU013584) was used as outgroup to root the tree generated with cox1 mini-barcode.
La especie sobresale entre los miembros de la familia Membracidae por la forma tipica de su cuerpo (Fig.
Morphospecie 1 1 2 3 0.8 Reticana lineata Burmeister, 1839 3 1 4 1.1 Delphacidae Delphacidae morphospecie 1 1 0 1 0.3 Delphacidae morphospecie 2 0 0 0 0 Membracidae Cyphonia clavigera (Fabricius, 1803) 2 0 2 0.5 Ceresa brunnicornis (Germar, 1835) 8 1 9 2.4 Cercopidae Deois (Fennhia) flexuosa (Walker, 1 0 1 0.3 1851) Cixiidae Cixiidae morphospecie 1 0 0 0 0 Rhyparochromidae Pseudoparomius slateri Dellape 2 1 3 0.8 &Coscaron, 2005 Pseudoparomius brailovskyi Dellape & 0 1 1 0.3 Coscaron, 2005 Paisana pampeana Dellape, 2008 1 0 1 0.3 Pentatomidae Dichelops furcatus (Fabricius, 1775) 3 0 3 0.8 Oebalus ypsilongriseus (De Geer, 2 2 4 1.1 1773) Edessa meditabunda (Fabricius, 1974) 2 0 2 0.5 Stictochilus tripunctatus Bergoth, 2 0 2 0.5 1918 Edessa sp.
Schuh and Slater (1995) mention that the hemipterans Cydnidae, Lygaeidae, Miridae and Nabidae are associated with ants as their predators or imitators; besides, the Membracidae where some species are attended by ants.