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Caption: Potato / tomato psyllid nymph (Paratrioza cockerelli). Immature nymph stage sucks on the juices of plant tissues producing toxic effects on plant growth. This species occurs mainly on field grown potato and field or greenhouse grown tomato crops, but also attacks eggplant, pepper and tomatillo. Adults, also called the jumping plant louse, resemble tiny cicadas. They jump and fly quickly when disturbed.
Magnification*: x12
Type: SEM
Copyright 2004 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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