0097. <I>Platycorypha nigrivirga</I> Burckhardt (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Psylloidea), tipu psyllid, new to North America

  • Alessandra Rung
  • Gevork Arakelian
  • Ray Gill
  • Nick Nisson
Keywords: Tipu psyllid, new record, North America, Platycorypha nigrivirga, Tipuana tipu


The tipu psyllid, Platycorypha nigrivirga Burckhardt (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Psylloidea), is reported for the first time in North America (USA: California). Diagnostic characters for identification of adults and nymphs, host and damage data, and known distribution are given.