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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Upcoming Events

See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Superfamily Fulgoroidea

Planthopper? - Metcalfa pruinosa The Partridge Bug - Scolops sulcipes Fowlerium productum (Van Duzee) - Fowlerium productum Momar maculifrons (Van Duzee) - Momar maculifrons - female bug nymph - Nersia florida Which Plant Hopper ?? - Neaethus Hopper - Metcalfa pruinosa UDCC_TCN 00021287 - Scolops excultus - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (True Hoppers)
Infraorder Fulgoromorpha (Planthoppers)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea
Explanation of Names
11 families in our area
Cixiidae and Delphacidae were recently split into a new superfamily, Cixioidea, based on morphology (wing venation, form of ovipositor) and molecular evidence(1)
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