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Species Lauritrioza alacris - Bay Sucker

Lauritrioza alacris - female
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 Lauritrioza
Species alacris (Bay Sucker)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Trioza alacris Flor, 1861
Explanation of Names
Lauritrioza alacris (Flor, 1861)
Long, sharply pointed wings. The three main veins in the forewing arising from a common point, usually pointed forewings with radular spinules.
Native to Europe; has been recorded in North America from CA, NJ
from 1911 to 1948
Also introduced in England from the Mediterranean region.
Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis), a European species
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