family Psyllidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Psyllidae - jumping plant lice
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Homoptera, suborder Homoptera - plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects
jumping plant louse, psylla, psyllid - small active cicada-like insect with hind legs adapted for leaping; feeds on plant juices
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Individuals of the family Psyllidae were highly abundant in the rubber agroforest (216) and CTCS (150) compared with the abundance sampled in the native forest (17) (Table 2).
This pattern may have resulted from the increase in density of individuals of the family Psyllidae in the rubber agroforest.