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Family Liviidae

hemipteran - Livia vernalis Livia - Livia vernalis Manzanita Psyllid (Neophyllura arctostaphyli)? - Neophyllura arctostaphyli Cercopidae?  - Neophyllura arctostaphyli Neophyllura arbuti St. Andrews leaf gall on juncus dichotomus SA_G186 emerged 2021 5 - Livia psylloid: Livia - Livia vernalis - female Livia
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 Liviidae
Explanation of Names
Liviidae Löw, 1879
2 subfamilies, with 26 spp. in 7 genera in our area and ~300 spp. in 30 genera worldwide (1)
Adult metatibia with an open crown of sclerotised apical spurs (2)