Elaeagnus sucker

Elaeagnus sucker is a sap sucking insect that can cause distortion to the leaves of Elaeagnus. It can also produce honeydew on which sooty mould can grow.

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Elaeagnus sucker adult

Quick facts

Common name: Elaeagnus sucker
Scientific name: Cacopsylla fulguralis
Plants affected: Elaeagnus × ebbingei, E. pungens, E. macrophylla, E. glabra, E. cuprea and E. oldhamii
Main symptoms: Distorted leaves, honeydew and sooty mould
Most active: February to September

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