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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
Classification
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
Numbers
20 spp. in our area, 26 total(1)
Range
Canada to Costa Rica(1)
Season
mostly: Jun-Oct (BG data)
Food
hosts: Eragrostis & some other grasses(1)
Internet References
Genus page - Univ. Delaware(1)