Carlisis wahlbergii - Gardenia twig wilter

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Carlisis wahlbergii

Photo(s): Ian Riddell, Harare, Zimbabwe.

Species details:

Notes: Often found in abundance on Gardenia volkensii shrubs.
Distribution: Probably widespread in Africa.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
RubiaceaeGardenia volkensii subsp. volkensii var. volkensii (Food plant)
RubiaceaeGardenia volkensii subsp. spatulifolia (Food plant)
Literature: Picker, M., Griffiths, C. & Weaving, A. (2002), Field guide to Insects of South Africa, Struik Publishers, Cape Town, p. 126.

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Hemiptera - True Bugs: Carlisis wahlbergii .
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=403560, retrieved 23 November 2017

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