Treehoppers Insect

The Treehoppers Insect One species of thorn bug, umbonia spinasa, is found in North and south Africa. The spiked shape and the green-and– red coloration both server to deter predators. Length o4 inches (10 mm).

 

Treehoppers Insect Facts and Photos

 

Common name: Treehoppers

Family: Membracidae

Suborder: Auchenorrhyncha

Order: Hemiptera

class/subphylum: Insecta/Hexapoda

Number of species: About 2,400 (258 U.S.)

Size: From about 0.2 in (4 mm) to around 0.6 in (15 mm)

Key features: Easily distinguished from the other small sap- sucking bugs by the pronotum, which extends back over the abdomen; pronotum may even extend beyond the end of the abdomen and can assume peculiar shapes, with spines and odd-shaped projections giving a bizarre appearance

Habits: often sit in large groups on their food plants, often camouflaged Breeding: Females of a few species indulge in parental care of eggs and nymphs

Diet: Adults and nymphs are sap feeders, releasing honeydew as a by-product

Habitat: Forests, grassland, and deserts

Distribution: Worldwide, but concentrated in the tropics, especially those of the new world.

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Treehoppers Insect Facts and Pictures

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Treehoppers Insect Facts

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