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Species Baeoalitriozus diospyri - Persimmon Psyllid

Psyllids mating - Baeoalitriozus diospyri - male - female Psyllid - Baeoalitriozus diospyri - male Psylloidea - Baeoalitriozus diospyri Baeoalitriozus diospyri - female Baeoalitriozus diospyri - male Baeoalitriozus diospyri - female Species ID possible? - Baeoalitriozus diospyri Small bug  - Baeoalitriozus diospyri
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)
Superfamily Psylloidea
Family Triozidae
Genus Baeoalitriozus
Species diospyri (Persimmon Psyllid)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trioza diospyri (Ashmead 1881)
Explanation of Names
Baeoalitriozus diospyri (Ashmead 1881)
4.5 mm(1)
Body shiny black, pubescent; forewings very long, angulate, with unusually large medial cell (1)
e. US to MT-TX; Mexico (map)(2)
hosts: Diospyros (Ebenaceae)(2)
Internet References
Fact sheet by F.W. Mead(3)