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The Hoppers

The Hoppers

Add only Froghoppers/Spittle Bugs, Leafhoppers, Sharpshooters, Planthoppers, Lanternflies, Peanut-head flies, Treehoppers, Piglet Bugs and Cicada spottings. Do not add grasshoppers, crickets, katydids, frogs, spiders & other non Auchenorrhyncha suborder organisms. Please add detailed information of the habitat for the spotting. More importantly, the plant it was on, to help highlight what its food source is. Sign in to join mission

The Hoppers
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This is not for jumping organisms! This mission is focusing on the Auchenorrhyncha suborder (Free-living Hemipterans). This includes the superfamilies Cicadoidea (Cicadas, Leafhoppers, Froghoppers and Treehoppers) and Fulgoroidea (Planthoppers). This means no grasshoppers, crickets, katydids, frogs, spiders, etc. They are found all around the world and many are considered pests as they feed on plants and are vectors for plant diseases. I find them fascinating in their diversity and ability to mimic their surroundings. For more information on the Auchenorrhyncha suborder, visit

The Hoppers

Lat: 33.15 Long: -117.01

Recent Spottings

Acanaloniid Planthopper ForestDragon 3 0 Acanaloniid Planthopper
Citrus Flatid Planthopper ForestDragon 1 0 Citrus Flatid Planthopper
Bespeckled Leafhopper ForestDragon 1 0 Bespeckled Leafhopper
Cixiid Planthopper ForestDragon 1 0 Cixiid Planthopper
Northern Flatid Planthopper ForestDragon 1 0 Northern Flatid Planthopper
Leafhopper ForestDragon 1 0 Leafhopper
Two-lined Spittlebug ForestDragon 1 0 Two-lined Spittlebug
Leafhopper ForestDragon 1 0 Leafhopper
Unknown spotting Wild Things 2 1 Unknown spotting
Sharpshooter Machi 2 1 Sharpshooter
Achilid Planthopper Machi 1 0 Achilid Planthopper
Unknown spotting Machi 2 0 Unknown spotting
Northern Flatid Planthopper BugEric 2 0 Northern Flatid Planthopper
Leafhopper Machi 1 0 Leafhopper
Treehopper Sergio Monteiro 4 0 Treehopper
Twomarked Treehopper Felix Fleck 6 4 Twomarked Treehopper
Sharpshooter Leafhopper Felix Fleck 1 0 Sharpshooter Leafhopper
Planthopper AlbertKang 3 2 Planthopper
Derbid Planthopper Machi 2 0 Derbid Planthopper
Leafhopper Machi 1 0 Leafhopper
Versute Sharpshooter Christine Y. 3 0 Versute Sharpshooter
Tropiduchid Planthopper Machi 1 0 Tropiduchid Planthopper
Plant-hoppers Sckel 3 0 Plant-hoppers
Planthopper AlbertKang 13 3 Planthopper
Unknown spotting Machi 1 0 Unknown spotting
Derbid Planthopper AlbertKang 3 0 Derbid Planthopper
Leaf Hopper AlbertKang 1 0 Leaf Hopper
Grasshopper InêsVeloso 3 0 Grasshopper
Alder Spittlebug BugEric 1 0 Alder Spittlebug
Leafhopper BugEric 1 0 Leafhopper
Treehopper Sckel 12 4 Treehopper
Flatid Hopper DB 1 0 Flatid Hopper
Unknown spotting johnlguerin 5 0 Unknown spotting
Tartessus Leafhopper JordiPrats 1 0 Tartessus Leafhopper
Flatid Planthoper JordiPrats 7 0 Flatid Planthoper
Membracis lunata Sckel 5 0 Membracis lunata
Treehopper nymph Mark Ridgway 12 14 Treehopper nymph
Unknown spotting Sckel 2 0 Unknown spotting
Ricaniid Planthopper JordiPrats 1 0 Ricaniid Planthopper
White moth cicada JordiPrats 1 0 White moth cicada
leafhopper JordiPrats 4 0 leafhopper
Unknown spotting JordiPrats 1 0 Unknown spotting
Flatid Planthopper nymph JordiPrats 2 0 Flatid Planthopper nymph
Flatid Planthopper Machi 1 0 Flatid Planthopper
Brazilian Leafhopper Machi 3 1 Brazilian Leafhopper
Unknown spotting Muckpuk 2 7 Unknown spotting
Sunflower Spittlebug Machi 1 0 Sunflower Spittlebug
Leafhopper Machi 1 0 Leafhopper
Unknown spotting Machi 1 0 Unknown spotting
Leafhopper Machi 1 0 Leafhopper

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