Homalodisca facialis y homalodisca similis

Asked February 21, 2013, 6:48 PM EST

Vectores de la enfermedad de pierce.

California

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Homalodisca facialis = Oncometopia facialisDemonstrated vector of Xylella fastidiosa in coffee and citrushttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18767717

Homalodisca similis = Hortensia similis
Demonstrated 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.