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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND


 Cardiaspina fiscella, the brown lace lerp psyllid

A psyllid pest of Eucalyptus in New Zealand

  • Brown lace lerp hyperparasitoid found in New Zealand
    From Biosecurity New Zealand Issue 68, June 2006. A parasitic microwasp associated with brown lace lerp, a pest of some eucalypts, has been newly recorded from New Zealand. The new…
     
  • Parasitoid on Cardiaspina fiscella
    From Forest Health News No. 95, April 2000. The health of Eucalyptus saligna and Eucalyptus botryoides trees in the northern half of the North Island can be expected to improve as…
     
  • Cardiaspina resistant eucalypts
    From Forest Health News 87, July 1999. Eucalypts form a distinctive part of our landscape, so it's always sad to see stag-headed or dying trees. Dead ones are good for…
     
  • Possible control for Cardiaspina fiscella
    From Forest Health News 62, April 1997. Another major event during my visit to Australia was the identification of a possible biological control for Cardiaspina fiscella, (the recently introduced lerp making…
     
  • Cardiaspina fiscella spreads
    From Forest Health News 64, June 1997. Port environs inspections in Auckland have shown the rapid spread of Cardiaspina fiscella since first reported in Auckland in May 1996. Severe infestations are noted…
     
  • Brown lace lerp Cardiaspina fiscella recorded in New Zealand
    From Forest health News 53, June 1996. The Brown lace lerp, Cardiaspina fiscella, was collected from Eucalyptus botryoides close to Auckland airport on 14.5.96 and later in Papatoetoe in south…
     

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