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Family Triozidae

scale(?) , responsible for major leaf warping? - Trioza eugeniae Blackberry Psyllid - Phylloplecta tripunctata Psyllids - Bactericera cockerelli Kuwayama medicaginis? Male? - Kuwayama medicaginis - male Bactericera cockerelli? Female? - Bactericera cockerelli - female Baeoalitriozus diospyri - female Lauritrioza alacris - female Bactericera antennata found on Black-eyed Susan - Bactericera antennata
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
Explanation of Names
Triozidae Löw 1879
Numbers
80 spp. in 11 genera in our area(1), ~950 spp. in 70 genera total(2)
Identification
Forewings with veins Cu, M, and Rs intersecting at a single point, and with pterostigma absent:

While the family itself is well-defined and monophyletic, many genera as currently recognized are ill-defined and artificial (3)