Jagged ambush bug on a plant stem

    Ambush Bugs

    Phymata spp. and others in subfamily Phymatinae (ambush bugs)
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    Venomous

    image of Walker's Cicada clinging to a perch

    Annual Cicadas

    Neotibicen spp. (in Missouri) (formerly Tibicen)
    several yellow aphids on plant

    Aphids

    More than 1,300 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Assassin Bug crawling on a leaf

    Assassin Bugs

    Nearly 200 species in North America north of Mexico
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    Venomous

    Citrus flatid planthopper on twig

    Citrus Flatid Planthopper

    Metcalfa pruinosa
    Photo of a dull colored spittlebug adult on a twig

    Diamondback Spittlebug

    Lepyronia quadrangularis
    Dogwood spittlebug resting on the edge of a leaf

    Dogwood Spittlebug

    Clastoptera proteus
    image of a boxelder bug

    Eastern Boxelder Bug

    Boisea trivittata
    Green stink bug on a leaf

    Green Stink Bug

    Chinavia hilaris (formerly Acrosternum hilare)
    Lace bugs on a leaf

    Lace Bugs

    About 165 species in North American north of Mexico
    Leaf-footed bug on a leaf

    Leaf-Footed Bugs

    Nearly 90 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of a Leafhopper on leaf

    Leafhoppers

    More than 3,000 species in North America north of Mexico
    periodical cicada shown from the side

    Periodical Cicadas

    Magicicada spp.
    Acanaloniid planthopper, green, viewed from side

    Planthoppers

    More than 900 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Small Milkweed Bugs

    Seed Bugs

    About 80 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of Small Milkweed Bugs

    Small Milkweed Bug

    Lygaeus kalmii
    Spiny assassin bug walking on a white napkin

    Spiny Assassin Bug

    Sinea spinipes
    image of a Spittlebug and nest on plant stem

    Spittlebugs and Froghoppers

    About 60 species in North America north of Mexico
    Squash bug on sand

    Squash Bugs

    Anasa tristis and other Anasa spp.
    Tan stink bug on dead leaves

    Stink Bugs

    In North America, more than 200 species in 64 genera.
    Two-marked treehopper clinging to a stem

    Treehoppers

    More than 260 species in North America North of Mexico
    Photo of an adult two-lined spittlebug on a leaf

    Two-Lined Spittlebug

    Prosapia bicincta
    image of a Wheel Bug, Side View

    Wheel Bug

    Arilus cristatus
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    Venomous

    White-crossed seed bug on a blooming senecio plant

    White-Crossed Seed Bug

    Neacoryphus bicrucis