Cicadas, Hoppers & Aphids

Homoptera means uniform wings; homo = alike, ptera = wings. The front wings of these insects have a uniform textured appearance in contrast to their

Leafhopper
With an exclusive diet of plant juices, leafhoppers produce a sweet byproduct known as honeydew.
Cicada
Cicada own the reputation of being the loudest animal in the world.
Planthopper
The Fulgorid family of planthoppers is characterized by some bizarre features including wavy filamentous tails and elaborate head protuberances.
Short Tailed Mealybug (Pseudococcus spp.)
Mealybugs are cryptic insects covered with a white waxy powder.
Lantern Bug
Tropical Fulgorids account for some of the largest planthoppers.