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Family Fulgoridae - Fulgorid Planthoppers

Leaf Hopper??? - Cyrpoptus reineckei Fulgorid, Scolopsella reticulata? - Scolopsella reticulata Alphina glauca - Alphina - male Fulgorid nymph on Datura - Poblicia fuliginosa Large Cicada-like Planthopper - Calyptoproctus marmoratus Lycorma delicatula (White) - Lycorma delicatula Treehopper? - Cyrpoptus reineckei Cyrpoptus belfragei
Classification
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 Fulgoridae (Fulgorid Planthoppers)
Explanation of Names
Fulgoridae Latreille 1820
Numbers
17 spp. in 9 genera in our area, >700 spp. in 135 genera worldwide(1)(2)
Size
large planthoppers; our spp. mostly exceed 7 mm, tropical forms can reach 95 mm(1)
Range
mostly tropical; in our area, southern (most diverse in TX)(1)
Food
feed on trees & shrubs through the bark; a few taxa are grass feeding(1)
Remarks
Some are parasitized by Fulgoraecia exigua
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