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Potential economic pests of solanaceous crops: a new species of Solanum-feeding psyllid from Australia and first record from New Zealand of Acizzia solanicola (Hemiptera: Psyllidae).
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The occurrence of A. credoensis and A. solanicola on native Australian Solanum supports the Australian origin for the solanaceous-inhabiting Acizzia psyllids.
Essigella californica (Essig) and Eulachnus thunbergii Wilson (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Lachninae) on Pinus in south-eastern Australia
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Eulachnus thunbergii Wilson is commonly to be found on other, less extensively planted, species of Pinus in north-eastern New South Wales.
Two new species of Acizzia Crawford (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) from the Solanaceae with a potential new economic pest of eggplant, Solanum melongena.
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Two new species of Acizzia Heslop-Harrison (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) from the plant family Solanaceae in eastern Australia are described and these psyllids have a unique and characteristic method of disposing of honeydew and this is illustrated for the first time.
Mycangia of the ambrosia beetle, Austroplatypus incompertus (Schedl) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Platypodinae)
TLDR
The mycangia of the ambrosia beetle Austroplatypus incompertus is described and it is illustrated how the myCangical hairs are probably used by the beetle to acquire fungal spores for transport.
A new silk: Mechanical, compositional, and morphological characterization of leafhopper (Kahaono montana) silk
The mechanical properties, amino acid composition, internal morphology, and solvent-induced interaction of silk produced by the endemic Australian leafhopper, Kahaono montana Evans (Hemiptera:
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