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Species Baeoalitriozus diospyri - Persimmon Psyllid

Zephyr - Baeoalitriozus diospyri Giant Aphid, jumping plant lice? - Baeoalitriozus diospyri Psyllid - Baeoalitriozus diospyri - male Psyllid - Baeoalitriozus diospyri - female Psylloidea - Baeoalitriozus diospyri Baeoalitriozus sp.? - Baeoalitriozus diospyri tiny fly, long wings - Baeoalitriozus diospyri Tiny, suspect some sort of aphid - 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)