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Species Spanioneura fonscolombii

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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)
Superfamily Psylloidea
Family Psyllidae
Subfamily Psyllinae
Genus Spanioneura
Species fonscolombii (Spanioneura fonscolombii)
Explanation of Names
Spanioneura fonscolombii Foerster 1848
Size
~3 mm(1)
Identification
Forewing long and rhomboidal, about 3x as long as wide; Rs terminating at apex; 4 prominent radular markings along margin; marginal cells long; pterostigma prominent. Hindwings almost as long as forewing. Genal cones very long, as long as vertex; antennae slightly longer than width of head. General color green.(2)
Range
Native to w. Europe; in our area, east coast(2)
Food
Host: Buxus(2)
See Also
Psylla buxi also occurs on Buxus, but has a very different appearance.
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