Cacopsylla pyrisuga (Förster, 1848)

greater pear sucker psyllid

on Pyrus

Cacopsylla pyrisuga: 5th instar larva

5th instar larva (from Burckhardt & Hodkinson)

gall

Larvae and adults suck at the young shoots, causing malformations and stunting. Univoltine; hibernation as adult on conifers.

hostplants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Pyrus communis, salicifolia, spinosa.

synonyms

Psylla pyrisuga.

notes

Burckhardt & Hodkinson present a key to the larvae.

references

Baugnée, Burckhardt & Fassotte (2002a), Burckhardt & Hodkinson (1986a), Buhr (1965a), Burckhardt (1983a, 2002a), Burckhardt & Freuler (2000a), Chireceanu, Chiriloaie, Teodoru & Sivu (2015a), Conci, Rapisarda & Tamanini (1992a), Hellrigl (2004a), Hodkinson & White (1979a), Houard (1908a [“pirisuga”]), Jerinić-Prodanović (2010a), Lauterer & Dorow (2010a), Malenkovský & Lauterer (2012a), Ossiannilsson (1992a), Seljak (2006a), White & Hodkinson (1982a).

mod 23.vi.2018