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Genus Ceanothia

Ceanothia - Ceanothia bicolor Ceanothus impressus Psyllid - Ceanothia ceanothi - female Nymph - Ceanothia ceanothi Nymph - Ceanothia ceanothi Nymph - Ceanothia ceanothi Ceanothia sp.? - Ceanothia boharti - female Ceanothia sp.? - Ceanothia boharti - female Ceanothia sp.? - Ceanothia boharti - male
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 Ceanothia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
All species were originally included in the genus Arytaina
Explanation of Names
Ceanothia Heslop-Harrison, 1961
Numbers
9 spp., all in our area (1)
Identification
Pterostigma and associated costal nodal break present; head deflexed, with genae developed into small, contiguous lobes.
Range
w. North America, especially CA
Food
Ceanothus, although one species (Ceanothia aculeata) has been recorded from Cercocarpus
See Also
Euglyptoneura also occurs on Ceanothus and is most similar, but lacks a true pterostigma and associated costal break.
Print References
Heslop-Harrison, G. 1961. The Arytainini of the subfamily Psyllinae, Hemiptera-Homoptera, family Psyllidae. -II. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 13(3): 417-439.