from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. A suborder of Hemiptera, in which both pairs of wings are similar in texture, and do not overlap when folded, as in the cicada. See hemiptera.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- One of the two prime divisions of hemipterous insects founded by Latreille in 1817; a suborder of Hemiptera, contrasted with Heteroptera.
- A group coextensive with the preceding, except that the Phytophthiria are excluded. Auchenorhynchi is a synonym of Homoptera in this sense.
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- n. plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects
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