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Superfamily Delphacoidea

Muellerianella laminalis? - Muellerianella laminalis Delphacidae - Javesella pellucida A delphacid planthopper - Copicerus irroratus - Copicerus irroratus Stenocranus acutus - Stenocranus brunneus cixiid planthopper sp.? - Melanoliarus quinquelineatus delphacid - Ribautodelphax pusilla - female UDCC_TCN 00023712 - Elachodelphax indistinctus - male Genus Cixius - Cixius stigmatus
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 Delphacoidea
Explanation of Names
Delphacoidea Leach, 1815
2 extant families, both in our area(1)
Cixiidae Spinola, 1839
Delphacidae Leach, 1815
Differ from Fulgoroidea in the form of the ovipositor (orthopteroid, ensiform) and in wing venation. A median ocellus is often (not always) present (absent in Fulgoroidea).