Volume 5, Issue 2      April - June, 2017

New Host Record and Genitalia Based Study of Diaphorina Citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae)

Imran Bodlah1*, Muhammad Adnan Bodlah2, Ambreen Jahandad3,

Ammara Gull-e-Fareen1and Tasleem Akhter1

1Laboratory of Biosystematics, Department of Entomology, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi

2Department of Entomology, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, China

3Department of Agronomy, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan




Psyllid species, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, 1907 is reported for the first time on a new host plant, Murraya sp. from different areas of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Details regarding synonyms, description of characters with photographs and field observations are provided to facilitate readers of this document.

Keywords: Diaphorina citri, Asian citrus psyllid, New host, genitalia.

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