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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamilia: Phylloxeroidea
Familiae: Adelgidae - Phylloxeridae - †Elektraphididae – †Mesozoicaphididae


Daktulosphaira vitifoliae from CSIRO

Grape phylloxera. Daktulosphaira vitifoliae

The Phylloxeroidea[1] is a small superfamily of the Hemiptera within the infraorder Aphidomorpha which is closely related to the aphids which are traditionally included in the Aphidoidea, which is the sister taxon. The two extant families are the pine and spruce aphids (Adelgidae, including the former family Chermesidae, or "Chermidae") and the phylloxerans (Phylloxeridae), including vine phylloxera, a serious pest of grapevines.

Herrich-Schaeffer (1854) In Koch. Vorwort des Herausgebers. Die Pflanzenläuse Aphiden getreu nach dem Leben abgebildet und beschrieben, Verlag von J. L. Lotzbeck, Nürnberg 1:III-VIII

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