STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Psyllid. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Cacopsylla is an insect genus of the Psyllidae family, the jumping plant lice. The genus includes most of the psylla harmful to fruit trees. As species tend to be host specific psyllids can be used as a form of biological control for invasive plant species. Magnification: x25 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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