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Family Psyllidae

Cacopsylla pyricola 2nd instar - Cacopsylla pyricola Ceanothia - Ceanothia bicolor Euglyptoneura - Euglyptoneura minuta Ceanothus impressus Psyllid - Ceanothia ceanothi - female Psyllid on Ribes aureum - Cacopsylla pararibesiae - male Genitalia - dorsal - Heteropsylla huasachae Willow Psyllid - Cacopsylla Ceanothia essigi
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The group historically treated as Psyllidae is now considered to be a superfamily, Psylloidea, with 8 constituent familes; refer to Psylloidea for general info on psyllids as a whole
Explanation of Names
Psyllidae Latreille, 1807
Numbers
5 subfamilies, with 134 spp. in 20 genera in our area, ~800 spp. in >70 genera worldwide(1)