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Family Liviidae

Neophyllura arctostaphyli Insect - Livia maculipennis Diclidophlebia fremontiae Psyllid - Livia vernalis Olive Psyllid  - Euphyllura olivina Madera psyllid - Neophyllura arctostaphyli Neophyllura arctostaphyli Livia maculipennis
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 Liviidae
Explanation of Names
Liviidae Löw, 1879
Numbers
2 subfamilies, with 26 spp. in 7 genera in our area and ~300 spp. in 30 genera worldwide (1)
Identification
Adult metatibia with an open crown of sclerotised apical spurs (2)