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For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Euphyllurinae

Neophyllura bicolor Diaphorina citri? - Diaphorina citri Asian Citrus Psyllid? Female? - Diaphorina citri - female Asian Citrus Psyllid? Female? - Diaphorina citri - female Asian Citrus Psyllid? Male? - Diaphorina citri - male Asian Citrus Psyllid? Male? - Diaphorina citri - male Asian Citrus Psyllid - Diaphorina citri Psyllids on Olea europea - Euphyllura olivina
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
Subfamily Euphyllurinae
Explanation of Names
Euphyllurinae Crawford, 1914
Numbers
15 spp. in 5 genera in our area, ~250 spp. in 20 genera worldwide (1)
Identification
Adult metabasitarsus with 2 (rarely 1) sclerotised spurs (2)
Remarks
Diaphorina: A single species native to s. Asia, adventive in CA and from FL-TX; associated with Citrus (Rutaceae)
Euphyllura: A single species native to the Mediterranean, adventive in s. CA; associated with Olive (Oleaceae: Olea)
Katacephala: 4(?) spp. belonging to a neotropical genus extending into southern FL; associated with tropical Myrtaceae, including Eugenia
Neophyllura: 7 endemic spp. restricted to the west, especially CA; associated with Ericaceae, including Arbutus and Arctostaphylos
Psyllopsis: 3 spp. native to Europe and adventive in North America; associated with Ash (Oleaceae: Fraxinus)