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Species Spanioneura sanguinea - Psylla sanguinea

Jumping plant louse - Spanioneura sanguinea Green and Orange 'Bug' - Spanioneura sanguinea aphid - Spanioneura sanguinea Psyllid - Spanioneura sanguinea triozid - Spanioneura sanguinea Psylla sanguinea - Plant Parasitic Fly - Spanioneura sanguinea Unknown - Spanioneura sanguinea Psocoptera. Psocidae. - Spanioneura sanguinea
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
Subfamily Psyllinae
Genus Spanioneura
Species sanguinea (Psylla sanguinea)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diraphia sanguinea Provancher, 1872
Psylla trimaculata Crawford, 1911 (Synonymized with P. sanguinea by Hodkinson 1993)
Psylla cerasi Patch, 1912 (Synonymized with P. trimaculata by Tuthill 1944)
Psylla astigmata Crawford, 1914 (Synonymized with P. trimaculata by Osborn 1922)
Explanation of Names
Psylla sanguinea (Provancher, 1872)
Typical form light green to greenish yellow with three red spots on the dorsum:

Var. astigmata as above, but without red spots:

Var. cerasi is reddish dorsally, pale ventrally, and with 5 black bands on the abdomen, potentially associated with cooler temperatures:

In diagnosing atypical forms, note also the long dark antennae (greater than 2.5x width of head), the lack of pterostigma, and the relatively short female genital segment).
Throughout North America (1)
Prunus (1)
Life Cycle
The nymphs occur on the ventral surfaces of leaves where they produce large amounts of floss-like cottony wax. In severe infestations they may also be found on the petioles, branches, flowers, and fruit(2)
Print References
Crawford, D.L., 1914. A monograph of the jumping plant-lice or Psyllidae of the New World. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 85: 155 - original description of Psylla astigmata, rediscription of Psylla trimaculata, and key to genus.(3)
Provancher, L'Abbé L. 1886 Cinquième ordre. Les hémiptères. Petite faune entomologique du Canada et particulièrement de la province de Québec. 3: 307
Works Cited
1.The psyllids of America North of Mexico: (Psyllidae: Homoptera) (Subfamilies Psyllinae and Triozinae)
Tuthill, L.D. . 1943. Iowa State College Journal of Science 17: 443-660.
2.Biological Notes and New Records of North American Chermidae (Homoptera)
Klyver, F.D. 1932. Entomological News 43.
3.A monograph of the jumping plant-lice or Psyllidae of the New World
David L. Crawford. 1914. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 85: 1-186.