Invasive Species

Asian Citrus Psyllid

Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) is an Asian psyllid that is a vector of huanglongbing (HLB), a serious disease of Citrus sp. plants. It is a species with international quarantine status. It was first found in Florida in 1998. It has spread into several southern states and was found in California in 2008.