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Genus Kuwayama

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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 Triozidae
Genus Kuwayama
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Replacement name for Epitrioza Crawford, 1911
Explanation of Names
Kuwayama Crawford, 1911
Numbers
A single species in our area, 19 spp. worldwide (1)
Identification
Genae spherically swollen, not produced into cones; clypeus visible from front (2)
Range
Mostly neotropical from Peru to Mexico, a single species extending into the sw. US; Hawaii (1)
Food
Crawford records the host of K. medicaginis to be Medicago sativa, but this association is probably coincidental as it is unlikely that an introduced old world plant is the host for a new world psyllid. South American species appear to be associated with Asteraceae(1);