Detection of Takecallis arundinariae in Australia

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Publication Date
Mar, 30 Jun 2015, 05:42
Last Updated
Jun. 30, 2015, 5:42 a.m.
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Pest Id
Takecallis arundinariae - (TAKEAR)
Report Status
Bambusa species
Pest Status (old values from ISPM 8 -1998 )
  • Present: only in some areas
Pest Status (ISPM 8 - 2021)
  • Present: not widely distributed and under official
Geographical Distribution
Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo, NSW. Also detected in Victoria.

Other known hosts: On undersides of mature leaves of bamboos (especially Arundinaria, and Phyllostachys, but sometimes also on Nandina, Bambusa and Dendrocalamus). In India, China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan and introduced to England, New Zealand and North America; anholocyclic where introduced.

Aphid feeding causing shiny honeydew deposits on surrounding leaves leading to dark sooty mould build up. Affects underside of mature leaves
Contact for info
Chief Plant Protection Officer Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia [email protected]
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