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Species Bactericera salicivora

Triozidae - Bactericera salicivora Jumping Plant Louse ? - Bactericera salicivora Jumping Plant Lice - Bactericera salicivora Bactericera? - Bactericera salicivora Willow Psyllid - Bactericera salicivora Psyllid Nymph - Bactericera salicivora Psyllid Nymph - Bactericera salicivora Psylloidea - Bactericera salicivora
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 Triozidae
Genus Bactericera
Species salicivora (Bactericera salicivora)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trioza salicivora Reuter, 1876
Trioza maura auct. mult. non. Förster, 1848*
Trioza aurantiaca Crawford, 1910
Trioza aurantiaca frontalis Crawford, 1910
Trioza fulvida Crawford, 1910
Trioza fulvida similis Crawford, 1910
Trioza nigrifrons Crawford, 1910

*Until 1978, North American authors erroneously referred to this species as conspecific with the palearctic Trioza maura (1)
Explanation of Names
Bactericera salicivora (Reuter, 1876)
Size
3.5-4mm (2)
Identification
General color variable, from orange to red to dark reddish-brown; head and genal cones usually reddish but sometimes dark brown to black; abdomen darker dorsally and pale ventrally; antennae 1.5x width of head, pale basally and black apically; anal angle of forewing often darkened; female genital segment short, about as long as preceding abdominal sternite (3)
Range
Holarctic, widespread in North America (4)
Food
Salix (3)
Life Cycle
Nymphs occur on the underside of leaves, rarely in great abundance, forming shallow blister-like depressions. They do not produce any conspicuous waxy secretion (5)
See Also
Bactericera minuta is also widespread and common on Salix, and though also extremely variable the head and cones are typically black, the forewing typically lacks darkened anal angle and the female genital segment is usually twice as long (except in var. arizonae) (3)

B. californica is similar in many respects, but with the forewing darkened along vein R+M+Cu:
Works Cited
1.The psyllids (Homoptera-Psyllidae) of Alaska
Hodkinson I.D. 1978. Systematic Entomology 3: 333-360.
2.The psyllids of America North of Mexico: (Psyllidae: Homoptera) (Subfamilies Psyllinae and Triozinae)
Tuthill, L.D. . 1943. Iowa State College Journal of Science 17: 443-660.
3.A monograph of the jumping plant-lice or Psyllidae of the New World
David L. Crawford. 1914. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 85: 1-186.
4.Ouvrard D. (2013) Psyl'list - The World Psylloidea Database
5.Biological Notes and New Records of North American Chermidae (Homoptera)
Klyver, F.D. 1932. Entomological News 43.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems