Jagged ambush bug on a plant stem

    Ambush Bugs

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

    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

    image of a Toad Bug

    Big-Eyed Toad Bug

    Gelastocoris oculatus
    Dogwood spittlebug resting on the edge of a leaf

    Dogwood Spittlebug

    Clastoptera proteus
    image of a Leafhopper on leaf

    Leafhoppers

    More than 3,000 species in North America north of Mexico
    Acanaloniid planthopper, green, viewed from side

    Planthoppers

    More than 900 species in North America north of Mexico
    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.
    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

See Also

Photo of a Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

Cisseps fulvicollis
image of Plume Moth on blade of grass

Plume Moths

Nearly 150 species in North America north of Mexico