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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND


Ctenarytaina spatulata, Eucalyptus shoot psyllid

Sap sucking insects
Ctenarytaina spatulata and Blastopsylla occidentalis


Blastopsylla occidentalis. This pest arrived in New Zealand around 1980


Ctenarytaina spatulata. This pest arrived in New Zealand in the 1990s.


Damage caused by shoot psyllids

  • Eucalyptus psyllids put their feet up
    From Forest Health News 117, April 2002. The blue gum psyllid, Ctenarytaina eucalypti , fancies the juvenile leaves of its host, Eucalyptus globulus. It can eat and feed just as well on…
  • Eucalyptus shoot psyllids
    From Forest Health News No. 88, August 1999. The eucalypt shoot psyllid (Ctenarytaina spatulata) was first identified in New Zealand in 1990 by Pam Dale. It appears to have arrived…

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