HomopteraHo*mop"te*ra\, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the same, like + ? wing.] (Zo["o]l.) 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.
|plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects|