Bactericera trigonica

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Bactericera trigonica nymphs (right) and adults (left)
Author(s): Saptarshi Ghosh et al.
Source: Insects (2019) vol. 10, art. 279

Bactericera trigonica Hodkinson, 1981

This psyllid is found in the Mediterranean region, northern Africa and the Near East. The main host plants are carrots and celery. It is an important vector of haplotypes D and E of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum. This haplotype infects Apiacecae in the Mediterranean region, causing carrot yellows.