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Q: Host plants of Psiloptera spp., Buprestidae, Coleoptera ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Host plants of Psiloptera spp., Buprestidae, Coleoptera
Category: Science > Biology
Asked by: kcmandal-ga
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Posted: 12 Feb 2005 01:13 PST
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Question ID: 473275
List of host plants of Psiloptera species of the world are required
for research work.
Subject: Re: Host plants of Psiloptera spp., Buprestidae, Coleoptera
Answered By: librariankt-ga on 14 Feb 2005 09:56 PST
Hi Kcmandal,

I did numerous searches in the Google database to find a list of hosts
for Psiloptera spp., and have brought together my findings below. 
You'll note that the three lists don't overlap all that much, which is
somewhat of a mystery to me.  I have determined that this beetle is a
problem on tamarisk and eucalyptus trees, and thus is of concern
during importation of those (see the report cited in the third list).

Host plants of West-Palearctic Buprestidae
ACACIA: Psiloptera catenulata, Psiloptera arabica? 
POINCIANA: Psiloptera catenulata 
PUNICA: Psiloptera catenulata 
TAMARIX: Psiloptera catenulata 
ZYGOPHYLLUM: Psiloptera mimosae 

Woody Ornamental Plants And Their Insect Pests
Psiloptera drummondi: Acacia berlandieri, Prosopis glandulosa, Carya
illinoensis, Ulmus parvifolia

Risk Assessment of Importation into the United States of Unprocessed
Eucalyptus Logs and Chips from South America (page 31)
P. hirtomaculata: Eucalyptus tereticomis, E. tessellaris, E. torreliana
P. pardalis: Eucalyptus spp., Pinus tropicalis, Casuarina spp., citrus trees

To find these lists, I used the following keywords in the Google database:
pest OR pests
host OR hosts
plant OR plants
Then I condensed down the lists that were given me to get just the
information on Psiloptera spp., including searching within reports and
databases of species information.

Please let me know if I can help further on this or any other question!

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