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Pseudotrionymus refertus (Ferris in Zimmerman)NOMENCLATURE:
Trionymus refertus Ferris in Zimmerman, 1948: 261. Type data: HAWAII: Oahu, Konahuanui, on Eugenia sandwicensis. Syntypes, female. Type depository: Davis: The Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, California, USA. Described: female. Illust.
Pseudotrionymus refertus; Beardsley, 1971c: 44. Change of combination.
HOST: Myrtaceae: Eugenia sandwicensis [Zimmer1948, BenDov1994].
DISTRIBUTION: Australasian: Hawaiian Islands (Hawaii [Zimmer1948, Beards1971c, BenDov1994]).
BIOLOGY: This species causes the edges of the leaves of its host plant to curl in tight rolls which form tubes in which small colonies of the insects live (Ferris in Zimmerman, 1948). This species produces its own characteristic type of leaf deformation (Beardsley, 1959b).
GENERAL REMARKS: Good description and illustration of the adult female given by Ferris in Zimmerman (1948). Good description and illustration of the adult male given Beardsley (1960).
KEYS: Beardsley 1960: 214 (male) [Hawaii]; Zimmerman 1948: 257 (female) [Hawaii].
CITATIONS: Beards1959b [life history: 55]; Beards1960 [taxonomy, description, illustration, host, distribution: 241-242]; Beards1971c [taxonomy: 44]; BenDov1994 [catalogue: 417]; WilliaMi1999 [taxonomy, life history: 523]; Zimmer1948 [taxonomy, description, illustration, host, distribution: 257, 261-266].
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