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Annotations on the natural history of Euphalerus championi Laing (Homoptera: Psyllidae) Anotaciones sobre la historia natural de Euphalerus championi Laing (Homoptera: Psyllidae)

by Salazar Rodríguez, A.H.
Publisher: 1999ISSN: 0304-3711.Subject(s): PSYLLIDAE | DESARROLLO BIOLOGICO | CICLO VITAL | PLAGAS DE PLANTAS | INSECTOS DAÑINOS | COSTA RICA | PSYLLIDAE | BIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT | LIFE CYCLE | PESTS OF PLANTS | PEST INSECTS | COSTA RICA | PSYLLIDAE | DEVELOPPEMENT BIOLOGIQUE | CYCLE DE DEVELOPPEMENT | RAVAGEUR DES PLANTES | INSECTE NUISIBLE | COSTA RICA | EUPHALERUS CHAMPIONI | PSILLOIDEA In: Brenesia (Costa Rica) (no.51) p. 69-75Summary: The psyllid Euphalerus championi Laing produces galls in the chaperno, Lonchocarpus salvadorensis Pittier. In Alajuela, Costa Rica, the adults emerge from February to March, in the reproductive and spawning season of the species. The females lay a mean of 45 eggs during their life time. These are laid in parts of active growth such as shoots, leaf stalks, petiolules and folioles veins. E. championi has five instars. In order, instars one through five last 10, 10, 10, 265 and 15 days, respectively.
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The psyllid Euphalerus championi Laing produces galls in the chaperno, Lonchocarpus salvadorensis Pittier. In Alajuela, Costa Rica, the adults emerge from February to March, in the reproductive and spawning season of the species. The females lay a mean of 45 eggs during their life time. These are laid in parts of active growth such as shoots, leaf stalks, petiolules and folioles veins. E. championi has five instars. In order, instars one through five last 10, 10, 10, 265 and 15 days, respectively.

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