Katacephala grandiceps Crawford, 1914

Halbert, Susan E. & Burckhardt, Daniel, 2020, The psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) of Florida: newly established and rarely collected taxa and checklist, Insecta Mundi 2020 (788), pp. 1-88: 34

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4564694

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4564794

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C23E8784-FFF2-FF82-5FA7-9C8F28FC4A66

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scientific name

Katacephala grandiceps Crawford, 1914
status

 

Katacephala grandiceps Crawford, 1914  

Materials examined. USA: Florida: Monroe County: Key Largo , 6.viii.2018, beating mixed vegetation (Ed Putland) ( FSCA # E2018-4187 View Materials ) ( FSCA, dry mounted)   ; same but 4.xi.2019 ( FSCA # E2019-6122 View Materials ) (Olga Garcia) ( FSCA, dry mounted)   .

Diagnosis. Description by Hodkinson (1991b) and characters given in the key. This is a spectacular psyllid, with dark orange, fuzzy head and thorax and yellow abdomen. Wings are somewhat opaque with a proximal speckled band.

Distribution. Bahamas, Cuba, Mexico, USA: Florida: Charlotte, Lee, and Monroe counties ( Hodkinson 1991b). Two recent specimens (E2018-4187 and E2019-6122) were found in Key Largo, Monroe County.

Host plant. Unknown, perhaps Eugenia foetida Pers.   ( Myrtaceae   ).

Comments. The immatures are not known.

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Liviidae

Genus

Katacephala