Euceropsylla martorelli ( Caldwell, 1944 )

Halbert, Susan E. & Burckhardt, Daniel, 2020, The psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) of Florida: newly established and rarely collected taxa and checklist, Insecta Mundi 2020 (788), pp. 1-88: 47

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Euceropsylla martorelli ( Caldwell, 1944 )


Euceropsylla martorelli ( Caldwell, 1944)  

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Materials examined. USA: Florida: Miami-Dade County: 1 ♂, 2 ♀, Homestead, SW 178th Avenue and SW 248 th Street, Fruit and Spice Park, 24.iii.2004, Inga   sp. (D. Burckhardt) #8 ( NHMB, dry mounted).

Diagnosis. This species can be recognized, in live specimens, by the bright white calloused lines on the thorax and by the well-defined white markings near the coronal suture.

Distribution. Neotropics ( Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico) ( Ouvrard 2020), USA (FL) (new record for Florida and the USA reported here).

Host plants. Inga Mill.   spp. ( Fabaceae   )

Comments. Euceropsylla martorelli   , a Neotropical species, was found again in Florida in May 2010 by USDA/ APHIS/PPQ Regional Identifier Julieta Brambila (FSCA# E2010-2229) and again at the same location by DPI inspectors Melba Otero and Stephen Beidler (FSCA# E2010-2594). There have been no more finds since then. Although this psyllid was collected a long time ago, it was not reported formally.


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