What is another word for Family Cercopidae?
2 synonyms found
[ fˈamɪli sˈɜːkəpˌɪdiː], [ fˈamɪli sˈɜːkəpˌɪdiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i s_ˈɜː_k_ə_p_ˌɪ_d_iː]
The family Cercopidae, or spittlebugs, is a group of insects that belong to the order Hemiptera. These bugs can be found worldwide and are known for their unique ability to produce saliva bubbles in which the young nymphs live. Spittlebugs vary in color and size, but are all known for their distinctive appearance and distinctive habits. Synonyms for the family Cercopidae include froghopper, leafhopper, and spittlebug. These insects are important in agricultural ecosystems and can be both beneficial and detrimental depending on the circumstances. Despite their small size, spittlebugs play an important role in maintaining the balance of nature.