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Cicadas and Relatives (Suborder Auchenorrhyncha)
(Class Insecta, Order Hemiptera)
Invertebrates Around Las Vegas, Wildlife Around Las Vegas
desert cicada

General: Cicadas, leafhoppers, treehoppers, planthoppers, and froghoppers are True Bugs in the order Hemiptera. Hemipterans are recognized by their mouthparts, which are modified into a beak capable of piercing plants and sucking fluids. When not feeding, Hemipterans tuck their beak under their chin and chest.

desert cicada

Superfamily Cicadoidea; Family Cicadidae: Desert Cicada (Diceroprocta apache)

Family Cercopidae: Spittlebugs Superfamily Cicadoidea; Family Cercopidae: Spittlebugs
Infraorder Fulgoromorpha; Family Flatidae: Planthoppers Superfamily Fulgoromorpha; Family Flatidae: Planthoppers

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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