Baeoalitriozus diospyri ( Ashmead, 1881 )

Halbert, Susan E. & Burckhardt, Daniel, 2020, The psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) of Florida: newly established and rarely collected taxa and checklist, Insecta Mundi 2020 (788), pp. 1-88 : 61

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4564694

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2454C96B-5D17-4162-A3BB-296F5C0DC216

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4586019

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C23E8784-FFEF-FF9F-5FA7-9B2929864AB3

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Baeoalitriozus diospyri ( Ashmead, 1881 )
status

 

Baeoalitriozus diospyri ( Ashmead, 1881)

Materials examined. USA: Florida: Specimens from Alachua, Collier, Columbia, Gadsden , Highlands, Lake, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Polk, and Suwannee counties ( FSCA, dry and slide mounted, ethanol).

Diagnosis. Description by Tuthill (1943, as Trioza diospyri ). Separated from other Florida psyllids as indicated in the generic key above. Body dark with long hairs.

Distribution. Widely distributed in Mexico and the USA ( Hodkinson 1988, as Trioza diospyri ).

Host plants. Diospyros virginiana L. ( Ebenaceae ).

Comments. This species is a significant pest of persimmon in Florida where it is distributed throughout the state ( Mead 1966a). Mead (1966a) reported over 60 records. The DPI databases (1980–present) have 79 more records. The immatures roll the leaves, which become tattered.

Ceropsylla Riley, 1885

FSCA

Florida State Collection of Arthropods, The Museum of Entomology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Triozidae

Genus

Baeoalitriozus