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Genus Bruchomorpha

Bruchomorpha oculata? - Bruchomorpha oculata Which hopper nymph is this? - Bruchomorpha dorsata Bruchomorpha oculata? - Bruchomorpha Bruchomorpha abrupta Ball - Bruchomorpha abrupta Bruchomorpha rugosa Metcalf - Bruchomorpha rugosa Insect ID request. - Bruchomorpha tristis Unknown nymph - Bruchomorpha decorata Bruchomorpha decorata Metcalf - Bruchomorpha decorata
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
Superfamily Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers)
Family Caliscelidae (Piglet Bugs)
Subfamily Caliscelinae
Tribe Peltonotellini
Genus Bruchomorpha
Explanation of Names
Bruchomorpha Newman 1838
20 spp. in our area, 26 total(1)
across Canada to Costa Rica(1)
hosts: lovegrass (Eragrostis spp.) & some other grasses(1)
Print References
Ball E.D. (1935) The genus Bruchomorpha Newman (Homoptera-Fulgoridae). Bull. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. 30: 197-203. (Full text)
Internet References