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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND

Trachymela sloanei

Tortoise beetle pest of Eucalyptus in New Zealand

Trachymela sloanei adult. First found in Auckland in the 1970's
Trachymela sloanei adult (Photo Dean Satchell)
Trachymela sloanei larvae (Photo Dean Satchell)
Eucalyptus viminalis defoliated by Trachymela sloanei,
near Rotorua, March 1998

 

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