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Asiatic citrus psyllid

Scientific Name
Diaphorina citri
Scientific Author
Kuwayana
Taxonomy
(Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Psyllidae)

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Diagnostic Notes
Adult 3 to 4 mm long; body brown mottled; head light brown; forewing broadest apical half, mottled, and with brown band extending around periphery of outer half of wing, the band slightly interrupted near apex; antennae with black tip and two small light brown spots on middle segments; living insect covered with whitish, waxy secretion, making it appear dusty.
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Author
Walker, K.
Created
27/05/2005 04:28 AEST
Last Updated
25/11/2011 10:47 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2005) Asiatic citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) Updated on 11/25/2011 10:47:56 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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