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Psylloid ID request - Bactericera minuta

Psylloid ID request - Bactericera minuta
~1 mi. W of Galleria, in Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
April 19, 2014
Different from any I can find in the guide.

Moved from Bactericera.

Moved from Triozidae.

Bactericera sp.
There are a few species that have antennae segments 1-3 pale + 4-10 dark, plus dark tibae; compare to Heterotrioza chenopodii which sometimes shares similar overall color but typically has antennae segments 2-5 pale + pale tibiae.

Bactericera is a very large and difficult genus; except for the most distinctive species, a lateral view is usually required to ID beyond genus, and even then it's no always possible.

Another specimen found
Chris, I found an identical-looking Triozid last weekend in Robertson County, Texas, and was able to get a lateral shot and keep the specimen, as well. Here are those images:

Moved from Psylloidea.

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