Heteropsylla (genus)

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Heteropsylla cubana on leucaena twig (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): James Denny Ward, USDA Forest Service
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Heteropsylla Crawford, 1914

This genus includes around 40 species of psyllids which are mainly found in tropical and subtropical parts of Central and southern North America. Heteropsylla cubana is native to Central America and has spread around the world, causing serious outbreaks on Leucaena trees.

Type species: Heteropsylla texana


Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: