Phylloxerinae

Phylloxerinae

[‚fi‚läk′ser·ə‚nē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subfamily of homopteran insects in the family Chermidae in which the sexual forms lack mouthparts, and the parthenogenetic females have a beak but the digestive system is closed, and no honeydew is produced.
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North American Phylloxerinae affecting Hicoria (Carya) and other trees.