Auchenorrhyncha (cicadas, spittle bugs, leafhoppers, treehoppers, planthoppers, and relatives)

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Superfamilies encountered in southern Africa

Cicadoidea (cicadas and relatives)

Contains two families: Tettigarctidae and Cicadidae (cicadas).

 

Cercopoidea (spittle bugs and relatives)

 

 

Cicadelloidea (leafhoppers, treehoppers and relatives)

 

 

Fulgoroidea  (planthoppers and relatives)

 

 

 


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