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Genus Aphalara

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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 Aphalaridae
Subfamily Aphalarinae
Genus Aphalara
Explanation of Names
Aphalara Foerster 1848
14 spp. in our area(1), ~40 total(2)
Genal cones absent; pterostigma absent; clypeus elongate, approaching front margin of head. Body coloration usually red or orange, rarely black, never green (3)
Holarctic (2)
Most of our species feed on Polygonaceae (2)
See Also
Craspedolepta does not have an elongate clypeus, is often yellow or green in color, and usually feeds on Asteraceae. The cubital cell is often longer, as are the antennae: