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Family Fulgoridae - Fulgorid Planthoppers

Leafhopper dark - Poblicia fuliginosa Possible Cixiid B - Cyrpoptus vanduzeei Fulgorid - Scolopsella reticulata Poblicia fuliginosa (Olivier) - Poblicia fuliginosa hopper - Poblicia fuliginosa Unknown nymph - Poblicia fuliginosa Unknown - Lycorma delicatula Calyptoproctus marmoratus‏ Spinola - Calyptoproctus marmoratus
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 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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