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Cover for Huso huso (beluga)

Huso huso (beluga or giant sturgeon) is the largest actinopterygian species (length up to 5.6 m, weight up to 1.5 t). Wild H. huso are found mostly...

Cover for Discus rotundatus (rotund disc)

D. rotundatus is approximately 2.5 mm in height and ranges in width from 5.5-7.2 mm (White-McLean, 2016). The flattened almost disc-shaped shell is...

Cover for Verbena rigida (stiff verbena)

V. rigida grows as an herbaceous perennial plant 50-60 cm in height (ISSG, 2015). It can form dense stands via rhizomes and stolons (Munir, 2002)....

Cover for Diaphorina citri (Asian citrus psyllid)

The main economic importance of D. citri is as the vector of the very serious citrus huanglongbing (greening) disease caused by the bacterium...


External Features Length 60-130 mm, diameter 3-4 mm, segment number 100-120. Body cylindrical in cross section except for slightly flattened...

Cover for Bactrocera caryeae

B. caryeae occurs in very large numbers in many fruit growing areas of southern India and is probably responsible for much of the damage generally...

Cover for Balanites aegyptiaca (simple-thorned torchwood)

B. aegyptiaca is a very important African species in the genus Balanites, containing nine species. It was once confused with B. roxburghii and...

Cover for Phyllocnistis citrella (citrus leaf miner)

P. citrella is a major pest of citrus, found in virtually all major citrus-producing areas. Heavy infestations can hinder the growth...

Cover for Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (zebra chip)

Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (Lso) is a phloem-limited, Gram-negative, unculturable bacterium that is primarily spread by...

Cover for Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly)

C. capitata is a highly invasive species. It has a high dispersive ability, a very large host range and a tolerance of both natural...

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