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Homalodisca vitripennis female
Author: Reyes Garcia III
Source: Wikimedia Commons
Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Zwergzikaden
• English: leafhoppers
• Español: cicadélidos
• Français: cicadelles

Cicadellidae (leafhoppers)

The family consists of small leaf-sucking and jumping insects with a typical streamlined shape, where the triangular head joins the pronotum without interruption. The family contains important vectors of plant diseases, particularly viruses.

For more details see the respective page in Wikipedia.


  • Jassidae

The following genera and individual species are currently entered under Cicadellidae: