|Bugs of North America Index|
Order Hemiptera | Heteroptera | Sternorrhyncha | Auchenorrhyncha
Bugs Main | Assassin Bugs | Plant Bugs | Ambush Bugs
Live bugs, cicadas, hoppers, aphids and their allies photographed at North American locations.
Order Hemiptera: True Bugs number almost 5,000 species in North America, and 40,000 worldwide. They have mouthparts formed into a beak, adapted for sucking plant juices or the liquefied insides of their animal prey.
Suborder Auchenorrhyncha - Cicadas & Planthoppers
Suborder Sternorrhyncha - Aphids, scales, mealybugs, jumping plant lice.