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Genus Bruchomorpha

Spittlebug nymph - Bruchomorpha Curculionid? - Bruchomorpha oculata - male - female planthopper - Bruchomorpha Reminds me of a piglet bug... but with wings and no Bruchomorpha extensa Ball - Bruchomorpha extensa Bruchomorpha oculata? - Bruchomorpha Bruchomorpha vittata Metcalf - Bruchomorpha vittata Female, Bruchomorpha decorata Metcalf, 1923 - Bruchomorpha decorata - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha (Free-living Hemipterans)
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Caliscelidae (Piglet Bugs)
Genus Bruchomorpha
Explanation of Names
Bruchomorpha Newman 1838
20 spp. in our area, 26 total(1)
Canada to Costa Rica(1)
mostly: Jun-Oct (BG data)
hosts: Eragrostis & some other grasses(1)
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(1)