Tropiduchidae

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unidentified species of Tropiduchidae (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Michael F. Schönitzer
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Tropiduchidae

This family of planthoppers is common in tropical and subtropical regions and includes more than 500 species. The members are typically broad and flat, often green with many cross-veins on the forewings. A few species are regarded as agricultural pests like Ommatissus lybicus, a pest of date palms in the Near East.


The following species and genera are currently entered under Tropiduchidae: