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Manzanita psyllid nymph - Neophyllura

Manzanita psyllid nymph - Neophyllura
Yosemite National Park, California, USA
July 26, 2008
Found in a big clump of cottony fluff on manzanita (Arctostaphylos). Based on the name, I wonder if this might be Neophyllura arctostaphyli?

Moved
Moved from Psyllidae. 4 spp. occur on Manzanita in North America (all in CA), and all of them are in this genus. Adults are fairly distinct but I don't have a reference that describes the nymphs; the coloration (red body, dark red wing pads) of this one would indeed suggest arctostaphypyli (the adults of the other 3 spp. are either yellow-bodied or white-winged).

The color of the wingpads wou
The color of the wingpads would support that conclusion, but I've never seen the adults and nymphs together.

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