Homoptera definition

  • noun-plural:
    • A suborder of Hemiptera, by which both sets of wings are comparable in texture, and do not overlap whenever folded, as in the cicada. See hemiptera.
  • others:
    • among the two prime divisions of hemipterous insects started by Latreille in 1817; a suborder of Hemiptera, contrasted with Heteroptera.
    • an organization coextensive with the preceding, except that Phytophthiria are excluded. Auchenorhynchi is a synonym of Homoptera inside feeling.
  • noun:
    • plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale pests and mealybugs; spittle pests

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