Phylloxeridae

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Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Zwergläuse
• English: phylloxera
Phylloxera notabilis - opened gall on pecan leaf (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Louis Tedders, USDA Agricultural Research Service
Source: IPM Images

Phylloxeridae

Phylloxera are very small, often wingless and form galls, without caudal siphons. The species feed by sucking fluid from the phloem of plants and belong to the superfamily of Phylloxeroidea. They are aphid-like and related to the Aphididae and Adelgidae.

The following genera and species are currently entered under Phylloxeridae: