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Suborder Sternorrhyncha - Plant-parasitic Hemipterans

scale - Toumeyella liriodendri Black-veined-wing Aphid - Chaitophorus populicola Aphids Which Aphid is this? - Macrosiphum rosae Aphid Cottonwood Leaf Aphids - Chaitophorus ?? planthopper, scale insect, mealy bug ?? drawing a blank - Shivaphis celti Early male pupa, Specimen 1, dorsal - Pityococcus rugulosus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Identification
Most are quite inactive and some (scale insects) are very sedentary. Tarsi are 1- or 2-segmented. Antennae are long and thread like, when present. Many are wingless and some (scale insects) don't look like insects.
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Works Cited
1.Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects
Norman F. Johnson, Charles A. Triplehorn. 2004. Brooks Cole.