Definition of Leafhopper

1. Noun. Small leaping insect that sucks the juices of plants.

Generic synonyms: Homopteran, Homopterous Insect
Group relationships: Cicadellidae, Family Cicadellidae, Family Jassidae, Jassidae
Specialized synonyms: Jassid



Definition of Leafhopper

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of leaf-hopper) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leafhopper

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Leafhopper

leafcups
leafcutter
leafcutter ant
leafcutter ants
leafcutter bee
leafcutters
leafcutting
leafed
leafen
leaferies
leafery
leafet
leafets
leaffish
leaffishes
leafhopper (current term)
leafhoppers
leafier
leafiest
leafily
leafiness
leafinesses
leafing
leafless
leaflessness
leafleted
leafleteer
leafleteering
leafleteers

Literary usage of Leafhopper

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

1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1910)
"For example, the intervention of a considerable area of land occupied by crops not known to act as food plants to the beet leafhopper probably acts as ..."

2. DNA Fingerprinting and Plants (Including Pathogens): Sponsored CRIS/ICAR by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"The northern boundary of the potato leafhopper overwintering range and preferred ... Post migration movement and colonization of potato leafhopper will be ..."

3. Management Guide for Low-Input Sustainable Apple Production by Lorraine P. Berkett (1994)
"White Apple leafhopper (WALH) ... Figures 57A and 57B: Figures 57A and 57B: (top) Adult and nymph White apple leafhopper; and (bottom) a WALH nymph, ..."

4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1910)
"NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL BARRIERS TO leafhopper INVASION. The writer's observations as to the disposition and manner of beet leafhopper invasions lead him to ..."

5. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"The beet leaf- hopper in the Western States in addition to its injury to the plants by feeding, transmits a "curly leaf disease" and the grape leafhopper is ..."

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