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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND


 Pests and diseases of Eucalyptus in New Zealand

Eucalyptus pests

Acrocercops laciniella, blackbutt leafminer

Aenetus virescens, puriri moth

Amasa truncata, introduced ambrosia beetle of hardwoods in New Zealand (formerly known as Xyleborus truncatus)

Amphipsalta spp. cicadas, large

Anoeconeoassa communis (psyllid)

Antheraea eucalypti now known as Opodiphthera eucalypti gum emperor moth

Bag moth, Liothula omnivora

Blackbutt leafminer, Acrocercops laciniella

Blastopsylla occidentalis (shoot psyllid)

Blue-gum chalcid, Ophelimus sp. (formerly known as Rhicnopeltella eucalypti)

Bronze beetle, Eucolaspis brunnea

Bronze bug Thaumastocoris peregrinus

Brownheaded leafroller, Ctenopseustis obliquana

Brown lace lerp (psyllid), Cardiaspina fiscella

Cardiaspina fiscella, brown lace lerp (psyllid)

Cicadas, large Amphipsalta spp.

Creiis lituratus (psyllid)

Ctenarytaina eucalypti (blue-gum psyllid)

Ctenarytaina spatulata (shoot psyllid)

Ctenopseustis obliquana, brownheaded leafroller

Declana floccosa, forest semilooper

Epiphyas postvittana, light brown apple moth

Eriococcus coriaceus, gum-tree scale

Eucalyptus leafroller, Strepsicrates macropetana

Eucalyptus tortoise beetle, Paropsis charybdis

Eucalyptolyma maideni (lerp psyllid)

Eucolaspis brunnea, bronze beetle

Forest semilooper, Declana floccosa

Glycaspis brimblecombei, red gum lerp psyllid

Glycaspis granulata, sugary lerp

Gonipterus platensis, gum-tree weevil (formerly known as G. scuttelatus)

Greenheaded leafroller, Planotortrix excessana

Greenhouse thrips, Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis

Gum emperor moth Opodiphthera eucalypti (formerly known as Antheraea eucalypti)

Gum-tree scale, Eriococcus coriaceus

Gum-leaf skeletoniser, Uraba lugens

Gum-tree weevil, Gonipterus platensis (formerly known as G. scuttelatus)

Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis, greenhouse thrips

Kalotermes brouni, New Zealand drywood termite

Leaf-mining sawfly, Phylacteophaga froggatti

Leanobium flavomaculatum, a native household borer

Lerp, brown lace (psyllid), Cardiaspina fiscella

Lerp, red gum, Glycaspis brimblecombei

Lerp, sugary, Glycaspis granulata

Light brown apple moth Epiphyas postvittana

Liothula omnivora, bag moth

Lyctus brunneus, powder-post beetle

Nambouria xanthops, gall-forming insect pest of Eucalyptus

Ophelimus, gall-formers on Eucalyptus spp.

Opodiphthera eucalypti formerly known as Antheraea eucalypti gum emperor moth

Paropsis charybdis, Eucalyptus tortoise beetle

Paropisterna beata, Eucalyptus leaf beetle (ELB)

Paropsisterna variicollis Eucalyptus Variegated Beetle (EVB)

Phoracantha semipunctata, introduced longhorn beetle

Phylacteophaga froggatti, leaf-mining sawfly

Pinhole borers, native Platypus apicalis, Platypus gracilis, Treptoplatypus caviceps (formerly known as Platypus caviceps)

Pit weevils Psepholax species

Planotortrix excessana, greenheaded leafroller

Platypus apicalis, Platypus gracilis, Treptoplatypus caviceps (formerly known as Platypus caviceps) the native pinhole borers

Powder-post beetle Lyctus brunneus

Psepholax species, pit weevils

Psyllid, sugary lerp, Glycaspis granulata

Puriri moth, Aenetus virescens

Red gum lerp psyllid, Glycaspis brimblecombei

Strepsicrates macropetana, Eucalyptus leafroller

Sugary lerp, Glycaspis granulata

Thaumastocoris peregrinus bronze bug

Termite, New Zealand drywood, Kalotermes brouni

Tortoise beetle, Eucalyptus, Paropsis charybdis

Tortoise beetle, Trachymela catenata

Tortoise beetle, Trachymela sloanei

Trachymela catenata (tortoise beetle)

Trachymela sloanei, tortoise beetle

Treptoplatypus caviceps formerly known as Platypus caviceps a native pinhole borer

Uraba lugens, gum-leaf skeletoniser

 

Eucalyptus diseases

Armillaria root disease

Aulographina eucalypti, a leaf-spot disease of Eucalyptus in New Zealand

Barron Road Syndrome, a disease of ash eucalypts

Cercospora leaf-spot disease of Eucalyptus now known as Pseudocercospora leaf spots of Eucalyptus

Cytospora eucalypticola

Gloeopeniophorella sacrata Syn: Peniophora sacrata; Dextrinocystidium sacratum; Gloeocystidiellum sacratum Peniophora root and stem canker

Guava rust Puccinia psidii (Not present in New Zealand)

Hainesia lythri, fungus disease of Eucalyptus seedlings

Hendersonia leaf spots of Eucalyptus now known as Sonderhenia spp., leaf-spot diseases of Eucalyptus

Junghuhnia vincta Syn: Poria vincta; Rigidoporus vinctus junghuhnia root disease

Kirramyces eucalypti Syn: Septoria pulcherrima; Phaeophleospora eucalypti Septoria leaf blight of Eucalyptus

Leafspots, eucalyptus

'Measles' of Eucalyptus

Mycosphaerella, a leaf-spot disease of Eucalyptus in New Zealand

Microthyrium eucalypti now known as Phaeothyriolum microthyriodes, leaf-spot disease of Eucalyptus

Mundulla yellows (not present in New Zealand)

Pachysacca pusilla

Peniophora root and stem canker Gloeopeniophorella sacrata Syn: Peniophora sacrata; Dextrinocystidium sacratum; Gloeocystidiellum sacratum

Phaeophleospora eucalypti Syn: Kirramyces eucalypti, Septoria pulcherrima Septoria leaf blight of Eucalyptus

Phaeothyriolum microthyriodes, leaf-spot disease of Eucalyptus previously known as Microthyrium eucalypti

Phytophthora causing crown dieback of Eucalyptus

Pseudocercospora leaf-spot disease of Eucalyptus previously known as Cercospora leaf spots of Eucalyptus

Root rot caused by Junghuhnia vincta

Sarcostroma sp. (previously Seimatosporium), a disease of Eucalyptus in New Zealand

Septoria leaf blight of Eucalyptus, Kirramyces eucalypti Syn: Septoria pulcherrima; Phaeophleospora eucalypti

Sonderhenia spp., leaf-spot diseases of Eucalyptus, previously known as Hendersonia leaf spots of Eucalyptus

Trimmatostroma leaf-spot diseases of Eucalyptus in New Zealand

 

 

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