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Subfamily Liviinae

Strange looking little bug! - Livia vernaliforma Livia - Livia vernalis Livia - Livia vernalis Livia bifasciata Flannel Bush Psyllid - Diclidophlebia fremontiae - female Flannel Bush Psyllid - Diclidophlebia fremontiae - male Diclidophlebia fremontiae Diclidophlebia fremontiae - female
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.