Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Identification, occurrence and pest status of Toxoptera odinae (van der Goot) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in Africa.

Abstract

The importance of Toxoptera species as agricultural pests is briefly discussed, along with the recent discovery in Africa of T. odinae. Banana is recorded as an unusual new host-plant record, and a table of other hosts is presented. The genus Toxoptera is defined and a key to species given.