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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Suborder Sternorrhyncha - Plant-parasitic Hemipterans

Long-tailed Mealybug (Pseudococcus longispinus) ? aphids Ant and scale insect? - Prociphilus tessellatus Aphid - Uroleucon Leaf gall - Phylloxera caryaeglobuli scale - Parthenolecanium quercifex hairy little things unknown insect
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)
Most are quite inactive and some (scale insects) are very sedentary. Tarsi are 1- or 2-segmented. Antennae are long and thread like, when present. Many are wingless and some (scale insects) don't look like insects.
Print References
Works Cited
1.Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects
Norman F. Johnson, Charles A. Triplehorn. 2004. Brooks Cole.