Family Delphacidae – Planthoppers


75 UK species. Delphacids are separated from other hoppers by the prominent spur on the tibia of the hindleg and the thumblike antennae located beneath the lower margin of the eyes.


Stenocranus minutus

Stenocranus species all have pale brown wings, often with a darker median stripe towards the apex, but they differ in several minor details of the head and forelegs. Stenocranus minutus has a strongly elongated head (when viewed in side profile) and the longitundinal stripes on the face are brownish (not black) and sometimes absent.

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Delphacidae sp nymph

Delphacidae sp.

Delphacids are separated from other hoppers by the prominent spur on the tibia of the hindleg and the thumblike antennae located beneath the lower margin of the eyes.

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Delphacidae (Planthoppers)

75 UK species. Delphacids are separated from other hoppers by the prominent spur on the tibia of the hindleg and the thumblike antennae located beneath the lower margin of the eyes.

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