1Insect Taxonomy Research Department, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, P. O. Box: 1454, Tehran 19395, Iran.
2Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Guilan, P. O. Box: 41335-3179, Rasht, Iran.
The East Asian psyllid, Acizzia jamatonica (Kuwayama, 1908) (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) is newly reported from Iran. This is also considered as the first record of the genus Acizzia Heslop-Harrison and the subfamily Acizziinae for the country. The psyllid was collected from Persian silk tree, Albizia julibrissin Durazzini (Fabaceae), in Rasht, Guilan province, in July 2013. A brief taxonomic diagnosis is provided to facilitate its recognition.