Submission - 18/11/2019

Sighting - 2019-11-11

Species Seen Leaf-roll gall of a Psyllid bug
Scientific Name Trioza alacris Flor 1861
Recorder Rob Randall
Record Status Confirmed
Identifier Rob Randall
Identified on 18/11/2019
Location ST738653
   
Locality Royal Victoria Park
Parish Bath
Habitat Leaves of Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilis)
Notes This species causes the margins of leaves to swell and roll inward. The bugs live within the roll, which, when fresh, turns yellow then reddish. It can be found on bushes throughout the park.