Ph. © Brett Hurley, FABI

Insect pests profiles

Cinara cupressi
Cypress aphid

Host: Conifer family
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 1986 (Malawi)
Links to additional information: CABI, FAO
Photo: missing (©author)

 

Coryphodema tristis
Eucalyptus cossid moth

Host: Eucalyptus sp
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 2003 (South Africa)
Links to additional information: FABI, FAO
Photo: missing (©author)
 

Euwallacea Forcicatus
Eucalyptus cossid moth

Host: 114 known host trees in South Africa
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 2003 (South Africa)
Links to additional information: FABI, UC ANR
Photo: Female Euwallacea fornicatus under stereo microscope (©Shawn Fell)

 

 

Glycaspis brimblecombei
Red gum lerp psyllid

Host: Eucalyptus (eucalypt species)
First report in sub-Saharan Africa:
2012 (South Africa
)
Links for additional information: FABI, BiCEP
Photo: Lerps of Glycaspis brimbelcombei on Eucalyptus leaf (© Brett Hurley)

 

Gonipterus sp.2
Eucalyptus weevil, snout beetle

Host: Eucalyptus (eucalypt species)
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 1916 (South Africa)
Links for additional information: FABIBiCEP
Photo:       Adult Gonipterus sp.2 on Eucalyptus stem (© Brett Hurley)

 

Leptocybe invasa
Bluegum chalcid

Host: Eucalyptus (eucalypt species)
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 2002 (Kenya and Uganda)
Links for additional information: FABI, BiCEP, CABI
Photo: Gall of Leptocybe invasa on Eucalyptus petiole (© Brett Hurley)

 
 

Ophelimus maskelli
Eucalyptus gall wasp

Host: Eucalyptus (eucalypt species)
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 2014 (South Africa)
Links for additional information: FABI, BiCEP
Photo: Galls of Ophelimus maskelli on Eucalyptus leaves (© Brett Hurley)

 

Pineus pini
Pine woolly aphid

Host: Pinus sp
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 1969 (Zimbabwe)
Links to additional information: CABI
Photo: ©Brett Hurley
 
 

Pissodes sp.
Deodar weevil

Host: Pinus (pine species)
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 1942 (South Africa)
Links for additional information: FABI
Photo: Larvae of Pissodes sp. in pupal chamber, under bark
 (© Brett Hurley)

 
 

Sirex noctilio
Sirex woodwasp

Host: Pinus (pine species)
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 1994 (South Africa)
Links for additional information: FABI, CABI 
Photo: Female of Sirex noctilio ovipositing into wood of pine tree (© Brett Hurley)

 
 

Spondyliaspis plicatuloides
Shell lerp psyllid

Host: Eucalyptus (eucalypt species)
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 2014 (South Africa)
Links for additional information: FABI
Photo: Shell-shaped lerps of Spondyliaspis plicatuloides (
© Brett Hurley)

 
 

Thaumastocoris peregrinus
Bronze bug

Host: Eucalyptus (eucalypt species)
First report in sub-Saharan Africa: 2003 (South Africa)
Links to additional information: FABI, BiCEP
Photo: Adult Thaumastocoris peregrinus on Eucalyptus leaf (© Brett Hurley)
 
last updated:  Wednesday, September 22, 2021