Trioza (genus)

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Trioza erytreae (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): S.P. van Vuuren, Citrus Research International
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Trioza Foerster, 1848

This is a very large genus of jumping plant lice from the family of Triozidae with more than 400 species. It includes several species of crop pests, for example the carrot psyllid (Trioza apicalis) and the African citrus psyllid (Trioza erytreae). Many species have been described as inducing leaf galls, others cause leaf curling, stunting, chlorosis or deformations. There are also reports of some species being able to transmit Liberibacter diseases.

Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: