Ctenarytaina eucalypti Eucalyptus psyllid. Family: Psyllidae A very distinctive species, and the only member of its genus known to be established in the UK. Eucalypt psyllids put their feet up. From Forest Health News , April The blue gum psyllid, Ctenarytaina eucalypti, fancies the juvenile leaves of its host. Ctenarytaina eucalypti is a species from southeast Australia (Santana & Burckhardt ) that has been introduced into Europe and South Africa ( Ouvrard.

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In addition, the nymphs produce a large amount of honeydew, which interferes with the harvesting, preparation and packaging of the product. We eucaljpti to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. Biological control of the blue gum psyllid, Ctenarytaina eucalypti, in California.

Eucalyptus Psyllid Ctenarytaina eucalypti (Maskell, )

Biocontrol News and Information, 20 4: Adults These are approximately 2 mm long from the head to the wing tips. Revista Chilena de Entomologia, Reperti biologici su Ctenarytaina eucalypti Maskell Homoptera, Psylloidea. Informatore Fitopathologico, 53 6: Cellulosa e Carta, 33 6: On Eucalyptus globulus, the blue gum psyllid prefers the young, waxy, simple leaves of juvenile foliage of very young trees and the new growth of older trees, but does not usually attack the older, coarse, sickle-shaped leaves of older trees.


Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Mitteilungen der Entomologischen Gesellschaft Basel, 48 2: The primary hosts of the blue gum psyllid outside Australia are E.

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Contributors own the copyright to and are solely responsible for contributed content. Biological control has been ctenartaina out more extensively in Europe. Click the contributor’s name for licensing and usage information. Bogota, Colombia in Pinzon et al.

Ctenarytaina eucalypti

Continuing to use www. Biocontrol of eucalyptus psyllid Ctenarytaina eucalypti by the Australian parasitoid Psyllaephagus pilosus: The blue gum psyllid.

Both Eucalyptus globulus and Eucalyptus pulverulenta are the primary trees used in the floral trade. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Damage is probably most severe in the plantations where the trees are grown for the floral trade.

Ctenarytaina eucalypti – Wikispecies

Bull Soc Entomol Suisse The blue gum psyllid eucxlypti to the family Spondyliaspidae, one of approximately seven families within the Psylloidea.


Cadahia D; Ruperez A, Please consider a year-end gift to BugGuide! Also, the honeydew is a substrate for sooty mould that further detracts from the appearance of the final floral product. This was reviewed by Hodkinsonwho also reported the introduction of P.

Annals of Applied Biology, 3: However, in recent years numerous Australian species have been introduced there, probably due to the introduction of plant specimens in the ctenarytainw trade. Gill, ; Dahlsten et al. Fortunately the major parasite for this species is also able ctenarytainz survive cold conditions Hodkinson, ; Chauzat et al.

Morgan suggested that eucalypts grown in commercial nurseries in South Australia had been transferred to many exotic places. Occurrence of Ctenarytaina eucalypti Maskell Hemiptera: Bol Pesq Florest