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Tingidae Checklist: Lace Bugs

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10 October 2022
Lace bugs belong to the family Tingidae and are recognised by the lace-like structure on their pronotum and forewings. Lace bugs are usually host-specific and feed on the undersides…
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Fulgoroidea Checklist: Planthoppers

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1 June 2021
Planthoppers from the superfamily Fulgoroidea are plant-feeding insects which “hop” in the same fashion as grasshoppers. The nymphs, as well as some females, produce wax from special glands and…
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Cicadellidae Checklist: Leafhoppers

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1 November 2020
Leafhoppers from the family Cicadellidae are little plant feeders with modified hind legs for jumping. One of the most distinctive traits of this family would be the row of…
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Cercopoidea Checklist: Froghoppers

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27 April 2020
Froghoppers from the superfamily Cercopoidea are also known as spittlebugs. They are best known for encasing themselves with a foam fortress during their nymphal stages, presumably for defense. Despite…
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Fulgoridae Checklist: Lantern Bugs

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26 March 2020
Lantern bugs or lanternflies are some of the most colourful and enigmatic subjects in the realm of macro photography. They belong to the Fulgoridae family, with the most distinct…

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