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TRUE BUGS (Hemiptera)


Above: Wheel Bug (Arilus cristatus) just after molting. Gray exoskeleton next to it.

ORDER HEMIPTERA

Hemiptera is an order of insects, comprising around 80,000 species of cicadas, aphids, planthoppers, leafhoppers,
shield bugs, and others. They range in size from 1 mm to around 15 cm, and share a common arrangement
of sucking mouthparts. The defining feature of hemipterans is their possession of mouthparts where
the mandibles and maxillae have evolved into a proboscis, sheathed within a modified labium to form
a "beak" or "rostrum" which is capable of piercing tissues (usually plant tissues) and sucking out
the liquids typically sap.

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FAMILY CICADELLIDAE
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FAMILY REDUVIIDAE
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FAMILY COREIDAE
:: FAMILY COREIDAE ::
 Plant Hopper
Plant Hopper
Citrus Flatrid Planthopper
Citrus Flatrid Planthopper
Flatid Plant Hopper
Flatid Plant Hopper
Tree Hopper
Tree Hopper
Tree Hopper
Tree Hopper
Tree Hopper
Tree Hopper
Locust Tree Hopper
Locust Tree Hopper
Locust Tree Hopper
Locust Tree Hopper
Black Locust Tree Hopper
Black Locust Tree Hopper
Two-lined Spittlebug
Two-lined Spittlebug
Oleander Aphids
Oleander Aphids
Large Milkweed Bug
Large Milkweed Bug
Large Milkweed Bug Nymphs
Large Milkweed Bug Nymphs
Small Milkweed Bug
Small Milkweed Bug
Small Milkweed Bug-Nymph
Small Milkweed Bug-Nymph
Box Elder Bug-Adult
Box Elder Bug-Adult
Box Elder Bug-Nymph
Box Elder Bug-Nymph
Plant Bug
Plant Bug
 Cicada
Cicada
Cicada
Cicada
Swamp Cicada
Swamp Cicada
Swamp Cicada
Swamp Cicada
Swamp Cicada
Swamp Cicada
Linne's Cicada-Female
Linne's Cicada-Female
Linne's Cicada-Female
Linne's Cicada-Female
Linne's Cicada-Male
Linne's Cicada-Male
Lyric Cicada
Lyric Cicada
Recently Emerged Cicada
Recently Emerged Cicada
Recently Emerged Cicada
Recently Emerged Cicada
Dogday Harvestfly-Exoskeleton
Dogday Harvestfly-Exoskeleton
Cicada - Brood X
Cicada - Brood X
Cicada-Brood X-Nymph
Cicada-Brood X-Nymph
Cicadas-Brood X
Cicadas-Brood X
Cicada-Brood XIV
Cicada-Brood XIV
Cicada-Brood XIV
Cicada-Brood XIV
Stink Bug
Stink Bug
Stink Bug
Stink Bug
Stink Bug
Stink Bug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Green Stink Bug-Nymph
Green Stink Bug-Nymph
Green Stink Bug
Green Stink Bug
Stink Bug Eggs
Stink Bug Eggs
Plant Bug
Plant Bug