Texas Planthoppers - SuperFamily Fulgoroidea

Texas has 91 genera and 275 species of Planthoppers (Bartlett et al. 2014)

Over 80% of the Texas genera are represented here

Acanaloniidae - Achilidae - Caliscelidae - Cixiidae - Delphacidae - Derbidae - Dictyopharidae - Flatidae - Fulgoridae - IssidaeTropiduchidae

Specimen photos primarily from the UTIC collection

Return to Texas Entomology - Compiled by Mike Quinn

Acanaloniidae - Acanaloniid Planthoppers

Acanalonia bivittata (Say) - Acanalonia bivittata Acanalonia parva Doering - Acanalonia parva Acanalonia parva Doering - Acanalonia laticosta Acanalonia conica (Say) - Acanalonia conica Acanalonia fasciata? - Acanalonia fasciata=Acanalonia fasciata? - Acanalonia fasciata Acanalonia servillei Acanalonia Acanalonia

Achilidae - Achilid Planthoppers

brown and white achilid - Catonia texana Achilid Planthopper - Catonia picta
Cixidia (Epiptera) opaca Say - Epiptera opaca Cixidia (Epiptera) fusca (Walker) - Epiptera fusca=Cixidia (Epiptera) fusca (Walker) - Epiptera fusca
Momar maculifrons (Van Duzee) - Momar maculifrons - female=Momar maculifrons (Van Duzee) - Momar maculifrons - female=Momar maculifrons (Van Duzee) - Momar maculifrons - female Opsiplanon luella - Opsiplanon luellus

Caliscelidae - Piglet Bugs

Aphelonema simplex
Piglet Bug or Issid Bug - Asarcopus palmarum - female=Piglet Bug or Issid Bug - Asarcopus palmarum - female=Caliscelidae? - Asarcopus palmarum Bruchomorpha nodosa Doering - Bruchomorpha nodosa Bruchomorpha rosea Doering - Bruchomorpha rosea=Bruchomorpha rosea Doering - Bruchomorpha rosea Bruchomorpha jocosa Stål - Bruchomorpha jocosa Bruchomorpha extensa Ball - Bruchomorpha extensa Piglet bug - Fitchiella rufipes=Piglet bug - Fitchiella rufipes 

Cixiidae - Cixiid Planthoppers

Bothriocera Cixiidae? - Bothriocera maculata
Cixius stigmatus (Say) - Cixius stigmatus
Haplaxius catalinus? - Haplaxius=Haplaxius catalinus? - Haplaxius=Haplaxius catalinus? - Haplaxius Cixiid - Melanoliarus
Microledrida olor Kramer - Microledrida olor Oecleus? - Oecleus unknown planthopper - Oecleus=unknown planthopper - Oecleus=unknown planthopper - Oecleus Monorachis sordulentus?  - Monorachis sordulentus
Pintalia vibex Kramer - Pintalia vibex Pintalia delicata=Pintalia delicata

Delphacidae - Delphacid Planthoppers (the largest family of planthoppers)

Copicerus irroratus? - Copicerus irroratus=Copicerus irroratus? - Copicerus irroratus=Copicerus irroratus? - Copicerus irroratus Bostaera nasuta Ball - Bostaera nasuta
Delphacodes puella=Planthopper - Delphacodes puella
West Indian Canefly - Saccharosydne saccharivora - female
Isodelphax basivitta Javesella pellucida (Fabricius) - Javesella pellucida
Leafhopper - Kosswigianella lutulenta=Planthopper - Kosswigianella lutulenta=Kosswigianella lutulenta Liburniella ornata (Stål) - Liburniella ornata
Megamelus gracilis Fulgoroidea -? - Metadelphax propinqua=Fulgoroidea -? - Metadelphax propinqua Planthopper - Muirodelphax arvensis Planthopper - Muirodelphax arvensis Neomegamelanus elongatus Planthopper - Neomegamelanus lautus - male Sogatella? - Nothodelphax=Sogatella? - Nothodelphax
Pareuidella weedi - female Corn Delphacid Planthopper - Peregrinus maidis Peregrinus maidis Unid. Pissonotus nymph - Pissonotus flabellatus Delphacid - Pissonotus albovenosus - female Pissonotus binotatus Delphacid - Pissonotus binotatus=Delphacid - Pissonotus binotatus Pissonotus brunneus Planthopper - Pissonotus delicatus Delphacid Planthopper - Sogatella kolophon Spartidelphax penedetectus=Spartidelphax penedetectus - female=Spartidelphax penedetectus - female=Spartidelphax penedetectus Delphacinae? - Stobaera concinna=Delphacinae? - Stobaera concinna Stobaera tricarinata - Stobaera pallida Hopper needs ID - Stobaera tricarinata  Syndelphax Tumidagena propinqua=Tumidagena propinqua hopper - Kelisia curvata Stenocranus?  - Stenocranus dorsalis Planthopper - Stenocranus - Stenocranus brunneus

Derbidae - Derbid Planthoppers

Cedusa widisca Kramer - Cedusa widisca Cedusa obscura - male possible Fulgoroid - Cedusa californica Planthopper? - Cedusa maculata  Unidentified small fly ?? - Paramysidia mississippiensis
derbid with dark stripes over eyes - Anotia fitchi Anotia bonnetii=Anotia bonnetii Apache degeeri - female=Apache degeeri (Kirby) - Apache degeeri unknown - Otiocerus stollii=planthopper - Otiocerus stollii Otiocerus wolfii Derbid Planthopper - Otiocerus coquebertii Otiocerus coquebertii - confirmation, please - Otiocerus kirbyii - female Otiocerus reaumurii
Euklastus harti

Dictyopharidae - Dictyopharid Planthoppers

Phylloscelis atra Germar - Phylloscelis atra=Phylloscelis atra Germar - Phylloscelis atra=Phylloscelis atra Germar - Phylloscelis atra Phylloscelis pennata Ball - Phylloscelis pennata=Phylloscelis pennata Ball - Phylloscelis pennata=Phylloscelis pennata Ball - Phylloscelis pennata Nersia florida
Rhynchomitra recurva - female Which Rhynchomitra? - Rhynchomitra microrhina=Rhynchomitra - Rhynchomitra microrhina
Scolops robustus? - Scolops pungens=Scolops robustus? - Scolops pungens Scolops sulcipes (Say) - Scolops sulcipes=Scolops sulcipes (Say) - Scolops sulcipes

Flatidae - Flatid Planthoppers

Cyarda n. sp. - Cyarda=Cyarda n. sp. - Cyarda
Fulgoroidea? - Mistharnophantia=Fulgoroidea? - Mistharnophantia=Fulgoroidea? - Mistharnophantia
Flatormenis saucia Van Duzee - Flatormenis saucia Flatormenis proxima Metcalfa pruinosa (Say) - Metcalfa pruinosa
Ormenoides venusta
Flataloides scabrosus (Melichar) - Flataloides scabrosus=Flataloides scabrosus (Melichar) - Flataloides scabrosus Metcracis fusca (Van Duzee) - Metcracis fusca=Metcracis fusca (Van Duzee) - Metcracis fusca

Fulgoridae - Fulgorid Planthoppers

NL No. 3  Amycle vernalis? - Amycle vernalis=NL No. 3  Amycle vernalis? - Amycle vernalis
Fulgoroid bug a - Rhabdocephala brunnea=Treehopper - Rhabdocephala brunnea=Treehopper - Rhabdocephala brunnea Calyptoproctus marmoratus Spinola - Calyptoproctus marmoratus
Cyrpoptus vanduzeei Ball - Cyrpoptus vanduzeei=Cyrpoptus vanduzeei Ball - Cyrpoptus vanduzeei BG1507 D1123 - Cyrpoptus belfragei=BG1507 D1123 - Cyrpoptus belfragei=BG1507 D1123 - Cyrpoptus belfragei
Alaruasa lepida (Spinola) - Alaruasa lepida
Itzalana submaculata Schmidt - Itzalana submaculata=Itzalana submaculata Schmidt - Itzalana submaculata=Itzalana submaculata Schmidt - Itzalana submaculata
Poblicia fuliginosa (Olivier) - Poblicia fuliginosa Poblicia texana Oman - Poblicia texana=Poblicia texana Oman - Poblicia texana

Issidae - Issid Planthoppers

black eyed and dusty gray - Kathleenum cornutum
Paralixes scutatus (Walker) - Paralixes scutatus=Paralixes scutatus (Walker) - Paralixes scutatus Paralixes scutatus (Walker) - Paralixes scutatus=Paralixes scutatus (Walker) - Paralixes scutatus=Paralixes scutatus (Walker) - Paralixes scutatus group on cactus - Traxus fulvus=crawling on coneflower - Traxus fulvus Traxus fulvus Metcalf - Traxus fulvus=Traxus fulvus Metcalf - Traxus fulvus=Traxus fulvus Metcalf - Traxus fulvus Planthopper - Tylanira ustulata Picumna chinai? - Picumna chinai=Picumna chinai? - Picumna chinai=Picumna chinai? - Picumna chinai
Thionia acuta Doering - Thionia acuta=Thionia acuta Doering - Thionia acuta=Thionia acuta Doering - Thionia acuta Thionia producta Van Duzee - Thionia producta Thionia elliptica (Germar) - Thionia elliptica=Thionia elliptica (Germar) - Thionia elliptica Pinned Specimen - Thionia simplex

Tropiduchidae - Tropiduchid Planthoppers

Pelitropis rotulata
Danepteryx
Hopper - Dictyobia semivitrea Dictyobia lacy-winged planthopper - Dictyonissus griphus=Dictyonissus griphus Uhler - Dictyonissus griphus=brush-tailed nymph wards off ant - Dictyonissus griphus
Misodema reticulata Melichar - Misodema reticulata=Misodema reticulata Melichar - Misodema reticulata=Misodema reticulata (Melichar) - Misodema reticulata=Misodema reticulata (Melichar) - Misodema reticulata=Misodema reticulata Melichar - Misodema reticulata=Misodema reticulata Melichar - Misodema reticulata=Misodema reticulata Melichar - Misodema reticulata  homopteran from juniper - Osbornia arborea - female

Links

Planthoppers of North America - C. R. Bartlett, 2017

Planthopper Identification (PDF) - C. R. Bartlett, 2007 PEET Workshop


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