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Species Craspedolepta nebulosa

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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 Aphalaridae
Subfamily Aphalarinae
Genus Craspedolepta
Species nebulosa (Craspedolepta nebulosa)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psylla nebulosa Zetterstedt, 1828
Aphalara nebulosa (Zetterstedt, 1828)
Aphalara nebulosa americana Crawford, 1911
Aphalara kincaidi Ashmead, 1904
Aphalara nebulosa kincaidi Ashmead, 1904
Craspedolepta nebulosa kincaidi (Ashmead, 1904)
Explanation of Names
Craspedolepta nebulosa (Zetterstedt, 1828)
Range
Holarctic, primarily Northern latitudes (1)
Food
Fireweed (Chamaenerion angustifolium) (1)
See Also
Craspedolepta subpunctata and C. schwarzi also occur on fireweed; the former lacks a conspicuous dark color pattern on the wing, the latter may be distinguished best by the male and female genitalia and also appears to have bolder wing maculation (2)