Glycaspis brimblecombei Moore, 1964
red gum lerp psyllid
Eucalyptus camaldulensis (from Laudonia & Garonn (2011a)
The orange larvae sit immobile on the leaves, protected by a white conical cover (called a lerp) consisting of a mix of dried honeydew and wax.
Outside of Europe the species is known from a number of other Eucalyptus species.
The species appeared in Europe (Portugal) in 2007 and is expansing rapidly in the Mediterranean area. The damage done to the trees is considerable.
Bella & Rapisarda (2013a), Inghilesi, Cervo, Pennacchio ao (2013a), Laudonia & Garonna (2010a, 2011a), Malumphy, Perović, Hrnčić ao (2013a), Reguia & Peris-Felipo (2013a).