Check List 13(2): e19690, doi: 10.15560/13.2.2088
The occurrence of the Pear Psyllid, Cacopsylla bidens (Šulc, 1907) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Psyllidae), in Uruguay
expand article infoDiana Valle, Daniel Burckhardt§, Valentina Mujica, Roberto Zoppolo, Enrique Morelli|
‡ Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria, Uruguay§ Naturhistorisches Museum of Basel, Switzerland| Universidad de la República, Facultad de Ciencias, Department of Entomologia, Uruguay
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The Pear Psyllid, Cacopsylla bidens (Šulc, 1907), is here reported from the Department of Canelones, the major region of pear production in Uruguay. Previous records of C. pyricola (Foerster, 1848) from Uruguay are misidentifications of C. bidens. Information is provided on the taxonomy and biology of this species.
temperate South America; misidentification; Cacopsylla pyricola