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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).
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
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.
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)
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: