bluegum psyllid

Blue gum psyllid, Ctenarytaina eucalypti Maskell, is a small sucking insect that feeds on eucalyptus trees such as bluegum, Eucalyptus globulus and the mountain gum, E. pulverulenta.



Anon. 2007. Bluegum Psyllid. Psyllids Pest Note Photo ID. UC IPM Online. 6 June 2012

Anon. 2007. How to Manage Pests in Home Gardens and Landscapes. Psyllids. UC IPM Online. 6 June 2012

CABI. Ctenarytaina eucalypi (blue gum psyllid). Invasive Species Compendium. <3 February 2017>

Dahlstein, D. 1996. Blue Gum Psyllid Biological Control. Center for Biological Control. University of California, Berkeley. <3 February 2017>

Farm Forestry New Zealand. 2009. Blue-gum psyllid, Ctenarytaina eucalypti. New Zealand Farm Forestry Association. 6 June 2012.

Original version: <5 June 2012)

Last update <3 February 2017>

Author: R.L. Rosetta, Extension Nursery Integrated Pest Management, Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University/NWREC.

Blue gum psyllid colony on Eucalyptus
Blue gum psyllid colony

Blue gum psyllid colony

Blue gum psyllid close up

Blue gum psyllid Adult