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Technical annual report 2000-01

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Title

Technical annual report 2000-01

Collection

Dept. of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical annual report; Department of Regional Development, Primary Industry, Fisheries and Resources technical and annual report; Reports; PublicationNT; Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295

Date

2001-10

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:2001-10

Language

English

Subject

Agriculture -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Fisheries -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Technical bulletin (Northern Territory. Dept. of Primary Industry and Fisheries) ; no. 295

ISSN

0158-2763

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/223369

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/687151

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Department of Primary Industry and Fisheries 222 The number of specimens in the collection is ever increasing and there is now a catalogued sub-collection maintained at Katherine Research Station. This collection has 1,225 specimens of which 351 have been recorded on the main database. The Regional collection retains only representative specimens of the more common insects as storage conditions are not ideal and all specimens of interest will be kept in the main Darwin collection. The following were new records determined during the year 2000/2001. These are indicated as a new regional or country locality (New NT, New Aust.) or new host records for the NT (New host). Acarina Eriophyidae Aceria sp. nov. ex. Persoonia falcata, causing pink lesions on leaves. (New Aust.) Tetranychidae Eutetranychus orientalis (Klein) ex. Azadirachta indica (neem tree). (New host) Tetranychus marianae McGregor ex. Merremia aegyptia and Macroptilium atropurpureum. (New NT) Tetranychus neocaledonicus Andr ex. leaves of Arachis hypogaea (peanut). (New host) Tetranychus sp. nov. ex. Desmodium tortuosum leaves. (New Aust.) Hemiptera Aleyrodidae Aleurolobus marlatti on river red gum, Eucalyptus camaldulensis. (New NT) Aleurodicus destructor Mackie ex. Syzgium bamagense. (New host) Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) on Colocasia esculenta (taro). (New host) ex. leaves of Momordica charantia (bitter melon). (New host) Bemisia tabaci Type-B on leaves of Abelmoschus esculentus (okra). (New host) on leaves of Vigna unguiculata (snake bean). (New host) ex. Abelmoschus esculentus (okra). (New host) ex. Vigna unguiculata (snake bean). (New host) ex. Colocaisia esculenta (taro). (New host) ex. leaves of Momordica charantia (bitter melon). (New host) Dialeurodes kirkaldyi (Kotinsky) on Durantia sp. (New NT) ?Dialeurolonga sp. (New NT) Neomaskellia bergii (Signoret), sugarcane white fly ex Paspalum scorbuclata. (New NT and new host Aust.) Tetraleurodes sulcistriatus Martin from Alstonia actinophylla (milkwood). (New NT) Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood) ex. Sonchus oleraceus (Milkthistle). (New host) Siphoninus phillyreae (Haliday) on pomegranate, ?nashi pear, and possibly Lagerstroemia indica (eggs only). (New NT) Asterolecaniidae Bambusaspis bambusae (Boisduval) on bamboo. (New NT) Bambusaspis robusta (Green) on bamboo. (New NT)