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Daktulosphaira vitifoliae
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Infraorder: Aphidomorpha
Superfamily: Phylloxeroidea
Family: Phylloxeridae
Herrich-Schaeffer, 1854
Phylloxera perniciosa winged adult
Galls made by Phylloxera perniciosa on hickory (Carya)
Galls made by Daktulosphaira vitifoliae on leaf of Vitis sp.

Phylloxeridae is a small family of plant-parasitic hemipterans closely related to aphids with only 75 described species. This group comprises two subfamilies (Phylloxerininae and Phylloxerinae) and 11 genera with one that is fossil. The genus type is Phylloxera. The Phylloxeridae species are usually called phylloxerans or phylloxerids.

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