Homalodisca facialis y homalodisca similis
Asked February 21, 2013, 6:48 PM EST
Vectores de la enfermedad de pierce.
Homalodisca facialis = Oncometopia facialisDemonstrated vector of Xylella fastidiosa in coffee and citrushttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18767717
Homalodisca similis = Hortensia similisDemonstrated vector of Xylella fastidiosa in citrushttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20098930I have not found any information about the ability of these insects to vector X. fastidiosa in grapevine, but it seems likely they could be successful vectors.