Cacopsylla pyricola, Foerster, 1848

Percy, Diana M., Rung, Alessandra & Hoddle, Mark S., 2012, An annotated checklist of the psyllids of California (Hemiptera: Psylloidea), Zootaxa 3193, pp. 1-27: 11

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.280093

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Cacopsylla pyricola
status

 

pyricola (Foerster, 1848) 

Type locality: Europe.

Additional distribution: West Palaearctic to E. Siberia, S. Korea and Japan; introduced in Argentina, Canada, USA. Host plant: Pyrus communis  ; CSCAAbout CSCA records for California include nymphs and adults collected from Pyrus calleryana  .

Remarks: This species and several closely related taxa are responsible for considerable economic losses in fruit production via the vectoring of phytoplasmas.

Parasitoids: Several encyrtid primary parasitoids and hyperparasitoids have been recorded from related psyllids ( C. pyri  and C. pyrisuga  ) feeding on pear in Europe ( Sullivan & Volkl 1999) (including, Prionomitus  , Psyllaephagus  , Sectiliclava  , Syrphophagus  , Trechnites  (all as primary), and Pachyneuron  (as secondary)).

CSCA

California State Collection of Arthropods

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Psyllidae

Genus

Cacopsylla