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Subfamily Aphalaroidinae

Jumping Plant-Lice - Aphalaroida spinifera Psylloidea - Aphalaroida inermis Aphalaroida inermis? Male? - Aphalaroida inermis - male Aphalaroida spinifera? Male? - Aphalaroida spinifera - male Freysuila phorodendri exuvia - Freysuila phorodendri Aphalaroida? Female? - Aphalaroida spinifera - female Aphalaroida pithecolobia? Female - Aphalaroida pithecolobia - female Aphalaroida pithecolobia? Female - Aphalaroida pithecolobia - 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 Psyllidae
Subfamily Aphalaroidinae
Explanation of Names
Aphalaroidinae Vondráček 1963
Numbers
11 spp. in 3 genera in our area, 88 spp. in 13 genera worldwide (1)
Range
sw US from so. CA to TX, a few spp. from FL (1)
Print References
Burckhardt D. & D. Wyniger. 2007. The systematic position of Psylla phorodendri Tuthill with comments on the New World genus Freysuila Aleman (Hemiptera, Psylloidea, Aphalaroidinae). Mitteilungen der schweizerischen entomologischen Gesellschaft 80(1-2): 63-70
Hodkinson, I.D. 1992. Telmapsylla gen.n., an unusual psyllid from black mangrove in Florida and Costa Rica (Insecta, Homoptera, Psylloidea) Zoologica Script, Vol. 21 No.3, pp. 307-309
Hodkinson, I.D. 2001. New World legume-feeding psyllids of the genus Aphalaroida Crawford (Insecta: Homoptera: Psylloidea), Journal of Natural History, 25:5, 1281-1296