Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acizzia jamatonica

Acizzia jamatonica (Kuwayama, 1908)

albizia psyllid

on Albizia


The young larvae are transparant-yellow; later they become light green with light brown antennae, legs, and wing pads. The produce conspicuous long threads of honeydew, contained in tubes of white wax. Multivoltine; hibernation as orange-yellow eggs on the host plant.

host plants

Fabaceae, monophagous

Albizia julibrissin.


Originally a Japanese species, but since about 1980 dispersed over all regions where the host plant is cultivated as an ornamental.


Harizanova, Stoeva & Mohamedova (2012a), Hrnčić, Radonjić & Perović (2017a), Jerinić-Prodanović (in litt.), Lauterer, Bartoš & Milonas (2010a), Malumphy & Luker (2014a), Malumphy, Perović, Hrnčić ao (2013a), Manzari & Sahragard (2014a), Sánchez & Burckhardt (2009a), Seljak (2006a, 2020a), Vétek & Rédei (2009a).

Last modified 27.xi.2020