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Genus Platycorypha

Tipu psyllid - Platycorypha nigrivirga Tipu psyllid - Platycorypha nigrivirga Tipu psyllid - Platycorypha nigrivirga tipu psyllid - Platycorypha nigrivirga Locust Psyllid - Platycorypha nigrivirga - male Locust Psyllid - Platycorypha nigrivirga Psyllid - Platycorypha nigrivirga Unknown hopper nymph on Cassia tree. - Platycorypha nigrivirga
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
Subfamily Platycoryphinae
Genus Platycorypha
Explanation of Names
Platycorypha Tuthill, 1945
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, 6 spp. total(1)
Range
Neotropical(1)
Food
associated with Fabaceae(1)
Works Cited
1.Platycorypha nigrivirga Burckhardt (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Psylloidea), tipu psyllid, new to North America
A. Rung, G. Arakelian, R. Gill, N. Nisson. 2009. Insecta Mundi 0097: 1-5.