T.E.R:R.A.I.N - Taranaki Educational Resource: Research, Analysis and Information Network


Bugs (Superfamily: Psylloidea)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Psylloidea
Families: Aphalaridae, Calophyidae, Carsidaridae, Homotomidae, Phacopteronidae, Psyllidae, Triozidae

Psylloidea is a superfamily of true bugs, including the jumping plant lice and others which have recently been classified as distinct families.

Photos insects belonging to the superfamily: Psylloidea



nymph of Bactericera cockerelli (Tomato / Potato psyllid)

An adult Bactericera cockerelli. (Tomato / patato psyllid)