A new bamboo pest - Tetramesa cereipes.
Tetramesa cereipes Erdös is a new bamboo pest from China, damaging twigs of Bashania fargesii Keng in Beijing. It has one generation per year in Beijing. It over-winters as mature larvae in its host gall, pupates in late next March, and the adults get out of their host gall between early April and late May. The duration of larvae was usually from mid-May to late November. Besides, the morphologies of all stages are described.