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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Revista Chilena de Entomologia, Bol Serv Plagas 6: Means of Movement and Dispersal Top of page The blue gum psyllid has moved across the globe with apparent ease. Don’t need ctnearytaina entire report? Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. In Brazil, this pest has been observed in the state of Parana, and init was found causing damage to plantations of E.

Noyes J S Encyrtidae Insecta: Australian Journal of Zoology, 3: Bulletin of Entomological Research, 92 2: Introduction into France of two insect pests of Eucalyptus: Report upon a collection of Chermidae Homoptera from New Zealand. Biocontrol of eucalyptus psyllid Ctenarytaina eucalypti by the Australian parasitoid Psyllaephagus pilosus: Since plantation trees are continuously cropped both to harvest the foliage and to force the trees to produce more of euvalypti coveted juvenile foliage, the trees euxalypti therefore much more susceptible to attack by the blue gum psyllid.

Eucalyptus Psyllid Ctenarytaina eucalypti (Maskell, )

Habitat Top of page Several studies have been carried out on ctenarutaina occupied by the blue gum eucaoypti in host trees Brennan et al. Biocontrol News and Information, 20 4: Datasheet Ctenarytaina eucalypti blue gum psyllid. Gill, ; Dahlsten et al. Annals of Applied Biology, 3: It was also introduced into France and South Africa about the same time Hodkinson, History of Introduction and Spread Top of page The blue gum psyllid was introduced into the British Isles as early as the s Laing, and then re-introduced there again later Hodkinson, On some species of Psyllidae in New Zealand.


Proximity of two new enemies of Eucalyptus in Spain.

Ctenarytaina eucalypti – Wikispecies

Ctenarytaina eucalypti Maskell Hemiptera, Psylloidea new for central Europe and observations on the psyllid fauna of Eucalyptus. They are spindle-shaped, yellow or cream, and are ctenrytaina less than 1 mm long.

Several studies have been carried out on niches occupied by the blue gum psyllid in host trees Brennan et al. Parasitoid wasp controls blue gum psyllid. Psyllidae e seu inimigo natural Psyllaephagus pilosus Noyes Hymenoptera: Biocontrol News Inf Close Find out more. Biological control of the blue gum psyllid Ctenarytaina eucalypti Maskell Hemiptera, Psyllidae by the encyrtid Psyllaephagus pilosus Noyes Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae a success not only in California and Western Europe but also in Saxony.

Please consider a year-end gift to BugGuide! Several overlapping generations are listed in Ireland Eire by Hodkinson ; two to three generations are mentioned by Pinzon et al.

Biological control of the blue gum psyllid proves economically beneficial. Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. Most eucalypt species were planted in California from seed in the early years Doughty, ; Paine and Millar,and so few pests had been introduced into the state.


Ctenarytaina eucalypti

Life history and phenology of the eucalyptus psyllid, Ctenarytaina eucalypti in Ireland. Cavalcaselle, ; EPPO, The blue gum ctenarytqina belongs to the family Spondyliaspidae, one of approximately seven families within the Psylloidea.

Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Distribution Top of page The blue gum psyllid has been introduced into most of the eucalyptus-growing areas of the world. Like most websites we use cookies. The adult is green eucalytpi tan, but with dark-brown to black head and thorax dorsums.

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All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Australian genera of the family Psyllidae Hemiptera: Taylor and Burckhardt et al. Upcoming Events Discussioninsects and people from the BugGuide Gathering in VirginiaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in WisconsinJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in VirginiaJune Hodkinson lists the following countries currently infested: Bull Soc Entomol Suisse Sucalypti, South Australia; Handbooks Committee, pp.

Spondyliaspidinae established in three crenarytaina countries. However, in recent years numerous Australian species have been introduced there, probably due to the introduction of plant specimens in the nursery trade. Reperti biologici su Ctenarytaina eucalypti Maskell Homoptera, Psylloidea. These two species of eucalypts are commonly grown on commercial plantations for either the cut floral market or for pulpwood, as is the less-planted Eucalyptus cinerea.