A small widely distributed plant-sucking bug that leaps when disturbed. Some kinds are pests of rice and sugar cane.
- Delphacidae and other families, suborder Homoptera.
- Each spider was supplied with aphids, flies, plant hoppers, and parasitoid wasps.
- During the trip, the scientists also found as many as three new species of Taosa plant hoppers.
- Plant hoppers are similar to leaf hoppers in that they can rapidly flit from plant to plant and away again when disturbed.
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