Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Acizzia jamatonica

Acizzia jamatonica (Kuwayama, 1908)

albizia psyllid

on Albizia

Acizzia jamatonica on Albizia julibrissin

Albizia julibrissin, Hungary, Budapest, arboretum, 23.v.2018 © László Érsek

Acizzia jamatonica on Albizia julibrissin

group of larvae

Acizzia jamatonica on Albizia julibrissin

detail

Acizzia jamatonica on Albizia julibrissin

eggs

Acizzia jamatonica on Albizia julibrissin

larva

Acizzia jamatonica on Albizia julibrissin

larva dorsal …

Acizzia jamatonica on Albizia julibrissin

… and ventral

Acizzia jamatonica on Albizia julibrissin

imago

Acizzia jamatonica on Albizia julibrissin

copula

parasiet

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.

notes

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

references

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 23.iv.2022