Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella, in Florida (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae: Phyllocnistinae).

J. B. Heppner


The leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton, a pest of citrus and related Rutaceae in Asia, is reported as established in southern Florida from a recent introduction. Current distribution in Florida is noted, as well as potential native Rutaceae in Florida that larvae of citrus leafminer may attack. All known hostplants and parasitoids are listed. A bibliography of all citrus leafminer literature is included.


Africa; Asia; Australian; biology; Braconidae; Chalcidoidea; Chrysopidae; distribution; Elasmidae; Encyrtidae; endangered species; Ethiopian; Eulophidae; Eurytomidae; hostplants; Hymenoptera; Lauraceae; Leguminosae; Loranthaceae; Nearctic; Neuroptera; North America; Oceania; Oleaceae; Oriental; Papilionidae; parasitoids; pheromones; Pteromalidae; Rutaceae; Tiliaceae

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