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Taxonomy and biology of Leptocybe invasa gen. & sp. n. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), an invasive gall inducer on Eucalyptus
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Leptocybe invasa displays thelytokous reproduction, forming typical bump-shaped galls on the leaf midribs, petioles and stems of new growth of several Eucalyptus species, and is a serious pest in young plantations.
Novel Approaches for the Management of Mealybug Pests
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This estimate was recently revised in light of integrated molecular and morphological data, and only two subfamilies emerged: Pseudococcinae and Phenacoccinee (Hardy et al. 2008).
Taxonomy, biology, and efficacy of two Australian parasitoids of the eucalyptus gall wasp, Leptocybe invasa Fisher & La Salle (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Tetrastichinae)
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Two species of Tetrastichinae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) from Australia are described as parasitoids of Leptocybe invasa and Selitrichodes kryceri and Quadrastichus mendeli, both of which are small, solitary, and apparently ectoparasitic wasps.
An Asian ambrosia beetle Euwallacea fornicatus and its novel symbiotic fungus Fusarium sp. pose a serious threat to the Israeli avocado industry
The ambrosia beetle, Euwallacea fornicatus Eichhoff, was first recorded in Israel in 2009. The symbiotic fungus Fusarium sp., carried in mycacangia located in the anterior region of the female head,
Fusarium euwallaceae sp. nov.—a symbiotic fungus of Euwallacea sp., an invasive ambrosia beetle in Israel and California
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The purpose of this paper is to describe and illustrate the novel, economically destructive avocado pathogen as Fusarium euwallaceae sp.
The biology and behavior oforthotomicus erosus in Israel
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The biology and behavior of Orthotomicus erosus (Wollaston) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) in the subcortical zone of pine in Israel shows its good adaptation to the hot weather prevailing in Israel.
Biology, revised taxonomy and impact on host plants ofOphelimus maskelli, an invasive gall inducer onEucalyptus spp. in the Mediterranean Area
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This study focused on morphological and development characters that can clearly distinguish O. maskelli, the heavy damage inflicted on eucalyptus, and the health problems and nuisance to people caused by the wasp near heavily infested trees during the mass emergence of adults.
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