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Note on Glycaspis brimblecombei Moore (Hemiptera Psyllidae): A new pest of Eucalyptus in Greece

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Antonios E. Tsagkarakis, Argyro P. Kalaitzaki, Georgios N. Balotis


Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Chania, Greece.
Institute of Agronomical Sciences, Hellenic Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Κifissia, Greece.
Laboratory of Agricultural Zoology and Entomology, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece.


Leaves of eucalyptus infested by Glycaspis brim-blecombei Moore were found on river red gum (E. camaldulensis) and blue gum (E. globulus) trees in Attiki and Chania region, Greece. The psyllid is recorded for the first time in Greece. Brief information about this psyllid is provided.


Red Gum Lerp Psyllid; First Record; Eucalyptus globulus; E. camaldulensis

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Tsagkarakis, A. , Kalaitzaki, A. and Balotis, G. (2014) Note on Glycaspis brimblecombei Moore (Hemiptera Psyllidae): A new pest of Eucalyptus in Greece. Advances in Entomology, 2, 57-59. doi: 10.4236/ae.2014.21010.

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