Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera


Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3907

A superfamily of insects in the order Hemiptera. Included in this superfamily are families such as Delphacidae, Derbidae, Cixiidae, Kinnaridae, Dictyopharidae, Fulgoridae, Acilidae, Tropiduchidae, Flatidae, Acanalonidae, and Issidae. They sometimes are called planthoppers.


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