Kinnaridae Muir, 1925

Suborder: Fulgoromorpha

Identification: The families Kinnaridae and Cixiidae are very similar. Kinnaridae can be distinguished by the broad subcostal cell of the fore wing. 

The two European species are easy to distinguish.

Ecology: adults on herbs, larvae are probably subterranean.


1a Pronotum with three keels, wings hyaline -> Kinnacana clara

1b Pronotum with five keels, wings with a black band -> Kinnoccia chromata