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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND


 Paropsisterna beata, a new to New Zealand paropsine pest of Eucalyptus

Paropsisterna beata adult (photo : Martin Lagerwey).
  • Report on Paropsisterna beata at Waikanae, November 2016
    November 2016. The story goes that the NZ Forest Owners Association, as a partner in GIA (Government Industry Agreement), were informed by MPI of this beetle showing up in firewood…
  • Eradication of Paropsisterna beata
    From Forest Health News 264, February 2016. Paropsisterna beata adult (photo : Martin Lagerwey). Paropsisterna beata, an Australian eucalyptus leaf beetle, was detected on a small woodlot of large (20-30m…
  • Eucalyptus leaf beetle (Paropsisterna beata)
    MPI Biosecurity Response Update, 6 August 2014. The Eucalyptus leaf beetle (Paropsisterna beata) was detected on few Eucalyptus trees at Whitemans Valley, Upper Hutt in August 2012. It is endemic…
  • Paropsisterna beata - an update
    From Forest Health News 237, June 2013. In an attempt to eradicate a new pest to New Zealand, a eucalyptus leaf beetle (Paropsisterna beata), the Ministry for Primary Industries carried…
  • A new paropsine beetle found in New Zealand
    From Forest Health News 233, February 2013. Paropsisterna beata adult (10 mm). Photo: Peter Kelly, Museum Victoria. In August 2012 Paropsisterna beata (Chrysomelidae) was found in Wightman’s Valley, Upper Hutt. It…
  • Have you seen this beetle? Paropsisterna beata
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