First Record of Leptocybe invasa and Ophelimus maskelli Eucalyptus Gall Wasps in Tunisia

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Abstract

Two Australian gall wasps were detected for the first time in Tunisia on the foliage of Eucalyptuscamaldulensis trees. Leptocybe invasa was detected in 2004, while Ophelimus maskelli in 2006. L.invasa makes galls on petioles, leaf midribs and young branches whereas O. maskelli induces galls onlimbs. Vigilance is recommended when seedlings are carried to plantation.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)231-236
Numero di pagine6
RivistaTUNISIAN JOURNAL OF PLANT PROTECTION
Volume5
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2010

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