Thaumastocoris australicus kirkaldy (Heteroptera: Thaumastocoridae) : a new insect arrival in South Africa, damaging to Eucalyptus trees

@inproceedings{Jacobs2005ThaumastocorisAK,
  title={Thaumastocoris australicus kirkaldy (Heteroptera: Thaumastocoridae) : a new insect arrival in South Africa, damaging to Eucalyptus trees},
  author={Dawid H. Jacobs and Sylke Neser},
  year={2005}
}
The insect thaumastocoris australicus Kirkaldy is reported from South Africa, where it probably is a recent arrival from Australia. The species was originally described from Queensland, but in recent years has taken on pest proportions on some local and planted lIgEucalyptusl/Ig species in Sydney, New South Wales. In Gauteng province, South Africa, these gregarious, leaf-sucking bugs primarily infest introduced river red gum trees ( Eucalyptus camaldulensisl/Ig Dehnh.), causing, or… CONTINUE READING

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