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Suborder Sternorrhyncha - Plant-parasitic Hemipterans

Gall on Bitternut Hickory Leaf Stem - Phylloxera What is this? - Periphyllus Aphid with Shriveled Wings Aphids ID Request Wooly Aphid - Eriosoma? Unknown Waxy Scale - female Tiny insect on a Rosa rugosa leaf! Phylloxera caryaecaulis? - Phylloxera caryaecaulis
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.