As an example, the following is a description of Drosicha mangiferae (Stebbing). Body large (up to 13 mm), elongate; thick in cross section, with lateral keel; body brownish gray, covered with white wax; ovisac produced beneath and behind female, white. Eggs laid inside ovisac, normally in soil, eggs are pink when first laid turning light yellow with time. Males are common, dull red with brown or black wings and 3 protruding fleshy lobes posteriorly; covered with white wax. Occurring on stems and branches; oviposition occurs on or in the soil.
This genus was intercepted 26 times at U. S. ports-of-entry between 1995 and 2012, as Drosicha sp., with specimens originating from Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, The Philipines, Taiwan, and Thailand. We also have examined specimens taken in quarantine from Australia (Chamelaucium); China (Dimocarpus, Litchi); India (Murraya, Rosa); Indonesia (unknown host); Japan (Azalea, Camellia, Pinus); Malaysia (Nepenthes); Nepal (Glycine); Pakistan (Litchi); The Philippines (Annona, Codiaeum, Corynocarpus, Kalmia, Lansium, Mangifera, Psidium, Spondias, Tamarindus); Taiwan (Litchi); Thailand (Lansium, Litchi). This genus occurs in the Australasian, Oriental, and Palaearctic zoogeographic regions, on a variety of hosts.