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Psyllid galls

Schedotrioza sp


Small (8mm) outgrowths like green figs arising from eucalyptus leaf surface. the bases looked brown and slightly woody. An apical orifice was seen in each gall.


Eucalyptus tree - ? species


Thanks to I.cook for pointing me in the right direction for an ID and to martinl for confirming the ID of the genus of psyllid.

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MartinL 10 years ago

Pachypsylla sp is not in Australia.
I am confident that you have Schedotrioza sp which can look like this or this or this (the gall, not the orthopteran.

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Leuba Ridgway 10 years ago

Would they be Pachypsylla sp? Checking if this species is in Australia

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Leuba Ridgway 10 years ago

I.cook, thanks again for your help and correction. Much appreciated.

l.cook 10 years ago

These galls belong to a psyllid, not an eriococcid scale insect.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Oct 19, 2012
Submitted on Oct 20, 2012

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