Definition of Suborder Homoptera
1. Noun. Plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Hemiptera, Order Hemiptera
Member holonyms: Homopteran, Homopterous Insect, Aleyrodidae, Family Aleyrodidae, Coccoidea, Superfamily Coccoidea, Aphidoidea, Superfamily Aphidoidea, Chermidae, Family Chermidae, Family Psyllidae, Psyllidae, Cicadidae, Family Cicadidae, Cercopidae, Family Cercopidae, Cicadellidae, Family Cicadellidae, Family Jassidae, Jassidae, Family Membracidae, Membracidae, Family Fulgoridae, Fulgoridae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suborder Homoptera
Literary usage of Suborder Homoptera
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1901)
"... suborder Homoptera A curious and important assemblage of insects belong to the Homoptera. Those creatures which we know as leaf-hoppers, tree-hoppers, ..."
2. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1907)
"When winged, their wings differ from the suborder Homoptera in the composition and position of the wing covers and in the direction of the head. ..."
3. The Entomologist; an Illustrated Journal of General Entomology by Edward Newman, Royal Entomological Society of London (1889)
"ALBERT J. HODGES ; 2, Highbury Place, London, N. NEW VIEWS ON THE SUBORDER HoMOPTERA.—In the ' Entomologist ' (p. 269), Mr. GB Buckton has contributed his ..."
4. A Manual for the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"... cattle are in the habit of rubbing should also be whitewashed or sprayed with kerosene, or strong kerosene emulsion. Suborder HoMOPTERA (Ho-mop'te-ra). ..."
5. Guide to the Study of Insects and a Treatise on Those Injurious and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1878)
"I. Ih'iia! (checks) hollowed out, to receive the first pair of coxae. [Posterior pair of coxa; hinged, provided with femoral grooves.] Suborder HOMOPTERA. ..."
6. Insects Injurious to Vegetables by Frank Hurlbut Chittenden (1907)
"suborder Homoptera.—In this group the wings are of uniform thickness and usually slope at the sides of the body, the beak arising from the hinder portion of ..."