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Family Calophyidae

Calophya nigripennis-mating pair - Calophya nigripennis Unknown Psylloidea - Calophya flavida nymphs on stem of Rhus copallinum - Calophya nigripennis Peppertree psyllid nymph and pits - Calophya schini Calophya californica - female Pepper Tree Psyllid - Calophya schini - female Rhus aromatica Psyllid - Calophya triozomima Urban psylloid - Calophya schini
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 Calophyidae
Explanation of Names
Calophyidae Vondráček 1957
Numbers
14 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1), >90 spp. in 11 genera worldwide(2)
Remarks
Calophya: 13 spp., widespread in North America, associated with Anacardiaceae: native species are associated with sumacs (Rhus), while introduced tropical species are associated with Peppertree (Schinus).
Mastigimas: a single spp. restricted to southern FL, associated with Cedrela (Meliaceae)