"Short-horned" Bugs of Texas

Organized by Family

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See also: TX Hemiptera

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Itzalana submaculata Schmidt

Order Hemiptera - Suborder Auchenorrhyncha
"Short-horned" Bugs

(Formerly considered to be part of "Homoptera," a name that is no longer in use.)*

Superfamily Cicadoidea

Family Cercopidae - Spittlebugs
Family Cicadellidae - Leafhoppers

Subfamily Cicadellinae
Subfamily Deltocephalinae

Family Cicadidae - Cicadas (See also: Cicadas of Texas, Cicadas of CenTex, Giant Cicadas)
Family Membracidae - Treehoppers

Superfamily Fulgoroidea - Planthoppers

Family Acanaloniidae - Acanaloniid Planthoppers
Family Achilidae - Achilid Planthoppers
Family Caliscelidae - Piglet Bugs
Family Cixiidae - Cixiid Planthoppers
Family Delphacidae - Delphacid Planthoppers
Family Derbidae - Derbid Planthoppers
Family Dictyopharidae - Dictyopharid Planthoppers
Family Flatidae - Flatid Planthoppers
Family Fulgoridae - Fulgorid Planthoppers
Family Issidae - Issid Planthoppers

*See Tree of Life for an alternate (more current?) interpretation of the above taxonomy.

See also:

True Bugs (Heteroptera) of Texas
Valerie's Austin Bug Collection
Biologia Centrali-Americana: Insecta, Hemiptera, Heteroptera-Homoptera

Helpful References:

Swezey, O.H. 1904. A preliminary catalogue of the described species of the family Fulgoridae of North America, north of Mexico. Ohio Dept. Agriculture 3: 1-48. (Full Text) (Treats all families of Fulgoroidea as subfamlies of Fulgoridae)

Van Duzee, E.P. 1917. Catalogue of the Hemiptera of American North of Mexico: Excepting the Aphididae, Coccidae and Aleurodidae. Vol. 2. University of California Press, Berkeley. i-xiv + 902 pp. (Full Text)

Apr. 01, 2015 Mike Quinn / entomike@gmail.com / Texas Entomology