Definition of Family cercopidae

1. Noun. Froghoppers or spittlebugs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cercopidae

family Cecropiaceae
family Celastraceae
family Centrarchidae
family Centriscidae
family Centropomidae
family Cephalobidae
family Cephalotaceae
family Cephalotaxaceae
family Cerambycidae
family Ceratodontidae
family Ceratophyllaceae
family Ceratopogonidae
family Ceratopsidae
family Ceratostomataceae
family Cercidiphyllaceae
family Cercopidae
family Cercopithecidae
family Certhiidae
family Cervidae
family Cestidae
family Cetorhinidae
family Chaetodontidae
family Chalcidae
family Chalcididae
family Chamaeleonidae
family Chamaeleontidae
family Characeae
family Characidae
family Characinidae
family Charadriidae

Literary usage of Family cercopidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1907)
"... as follows: The Cicadas. Family Cicadidae. The Lantern-fly family. Family Fulgoridae. The Spittle Insects. family cercopidae. The Leaf-hoppers. ..."

2. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"The family Cercopidae of the Hemiptera does not show as closely graded a series of cytological differences as the orthopteran families studied by McClung. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"... family Cercopidae. So far as it is known, all the members of this family surround themselves with such a secretion, in which they spend their nymphal ..."

4. Zoology of the Invertebrata: A Text-book for Students. by Arthur Everett Shipley (1893)
"Family CERCOPIDAE (Frog-hoppers).—The anterior wings of these insects are opaque. Their three-jointed antennae end in a bristle. The head is triangular, ..."

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