Agonoscena pistaciae Burckhardt & Lauterer, 1989

pistachio psylla

on Pistacia

gall

the leaf disc with small depressions at the underside, and corresponding tiny bulges at the upper side. In each cavity one flat larva. Often the leaf is somewhat disfigured.

hostplants

Anacardiaceae, monophagous

Pistacia atlantica, lentiscus, terebinthus & subsp. palaestina, vera.

notes

a pest species in the commercial pistachio culture.

references

Mehrnejad (2001a, 2010a).

mod 15.i.2019