n African Entomology - sp. n. (Hemiptera: Psylloidea), a new gall-inducing pest on black stinkwood (, Lauraceae) in South Africa

Volume 20, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



The larvae of sp. n. from the Western Cape Province, South Africa, induce conspicuous globular galls on the leaves of black stinkwood (, Lauraceae), a highly valued timber species. The new species is described, illustrated and compared to the group and with which it may be closely related. Information is provided on the galls and their development.

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