|at least 110 species|
Psylla (from the Greek psulla, meaning flea) is a genus of sap-sucking insects belonging to the order Hemiptera. There are at least 110 described species in Psylla. Species within the genus feed on various host plants.
Some harmful species commonly known as flies belong to neighbouring genera, such as Cacopsylla (which includes most of the pyslla harmful to fruit trees), the Albizia fly (Acizzia jamatonica, from the Psyllidae family) and the laurel fly (Trioza alacris).
Species and hosts
- Psylla alni feeds on alders
- Psylla betulae feeds on birches
- Psylla buxi feeds on buxus
- Psylla cordata feeds on tilia
- Psylla oblonga feeds on Albizia odoratissima
- Psylla pyri feeds on European pear trees
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