Leptocybe invasa Fisher & La Salle, 2004
Eucalyptus spec., Spain, Caceres, los Milanos © Sébastien Carbonnelle
the galling extends into the leaf
Eucalyptus camaldulensis, France, dépt. Var, Le Pradet, lieu-dit “Lou Pigno” © Stéphane Claerbout: galled petiole
opened gall with two gall chambers
galls, attacked by a fungus, and accompanied by some small galls of Ophelimus maskelli
roundish or sausage-shaped swellings of te underside of the midrib, also the petiole or thinner parts of a young shoot. The galled often are red in colour. A gall measures 2 mm, but a single leaf can bear 50 galls. Pupation in the gall.
Species from Australia, now established in all regions where Eucalyptus are planted.
Dhahri, Ben Jamaa & Lo Verde (2010a), Inghilesi, Cervo, Pennacchio ao (2013a), Mendel, Protasov, Fisher & La Salle (2004a), Mifsud (2012a).