Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Subfamily Liviinae

hemipteran - Livia vernalis Livia - Livia vernalis Psylloidae - Livia Unknown 3mm insect - Livia vernalis Insect - Livia maculipennis Flannel Bush Psyllid - Diclidophlebia fremontiae - male Diclidophlebia fremontiae - female Psyllid - Livia vernalis
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 Liviinae
Explanation of Names
Liviinae Löw, 1879
Numbers
11 spp. in 2 genera in our area, 104 spp. in 6 genera worldwide (1)
Identification
Livia: Head (including eyes) greatly flattened, not deflexed, vertex longer than broad and usually somewhat rectangular in shape; wings thickened; 10 spp., on Juncus and Carex (2)

Diclidophlebia: A single species in our area, known only from Fremontodendron californicum in CA (1)
Works Cited
1.Ouvrard D. (2013) Psyl'list - The World Psylloidea Database
2.A monograph of the jumping plant-lice or Psyllidae of the New World
David L. Crawford. 1914. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 85: 1-186.