Planococcus citri (Risso)

Pacheco Da Silva, Vitor C., Kaydan, Mehmet Bora & Basso, Cesar, 2020, Pseudococcidae (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) in Uruguay: morphological identification and molecular characterization, with descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa 4894 (4), pp. 501-520: 514

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4894.4.1

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:EEC841C8-6550-4B44-B688-C020DED10671

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4327187

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038BF22B-B441-FF8E-FF0E-D49BFE81FAA8

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Plazi

scientific name

Planococcus citri (Risso)
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Planococcus citri (Risso)  

Material studied. URUGUAY: Melilla, ex leaves of Hedera   sp. ( Araliaceae   ), 34°45’11.8”S 56°18’29.8”W, 20.iii.2019, coll. Martínez, V., 1 adult ♀, ECFA No. 197; GoogleMaps   same locality and collector, ex leaves of coleus scutellarioides   ( Lamiaceae   ), 30.iv.2019, 8 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 211; GoogleMaps   Montevideo, ex leaves of Hoya carnosa   ( Asclepiadaceae   ), 34°51’58.7”S 56°11’39.1”W, 29.i.2018, coll. Garcia, A., 2 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 21; GoogleMaps   same locality and collector, ex leaves of Capsicum   sp. ( Solanaceae   ), 6.iii.2018, 2 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 50; GoogleMaps   same city, ex leaves of Kalanchoe coccinea   var. Blossfeldiana ( Crassulaceae   ), 34°46’04.9”S 56°14’47.8”W, 5.iii.2018, coll. Pacheco da Silva, V.C. and Martínez, V., 2 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 58; GoogleMaps   ex leaves of Aeonium   sp. ( Crassulaceae   ), 34°49’56.5”S 56°13’18.4”W, 3.iii.2019, coll. Altesor, P., 2 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 177; GoogleMaps   ex leaves of Ficus lyrata ( Moraceae   ), 34°53’47.4”S 56°07’16.8”W, 7.v.2019, coll. Pacheco da Silva, V.C., 6 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 223; GoogleMaps   ex leaves of Nerium oleander   ( Apocynaceae   ), 34°53’49.6”S 56°07’13.8”W, 6.xii.2019, coll. Pacheco da Silva, V.C., 3 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 276; GoogleMaps   ex flowers of Cannabis sativa   ( Cannabaceae   ), 18.x.2018, coll. Collazo, D. and Rousserie, G., 1 adult ♀, ECFA No. 155; GoogleMaps   ex fruits and leaves of Solanum lycopersicum   , 34°49’55.4”S 56°13’10.2”W, 24.ii.2019, coll. Pechi, E., 3 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 207; GoogleMaps   same city, locality and collector, ex roots of Ipomoea batatas   ( Convolvulaceae   ), 28.xi.2019, 2 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 273; GoogleMaps   Salto, ex fruits of Citrus   x limonia ( Rutaceae   ), 31°23’10.5”S 57°43’01.8”W, 14.xii.2017, coll. Lorenzo, M.E., 2 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 14 GoogleMaps   .

Hosts. Polyphagous, reported from 226 species belonging to 83 plant families ( García Morales et al. 2016). In Uruguay, Pl. citri   was recorded on Bougainvillea   sp. ( Nyctaginaceae   ), Euphorbia pulcherrima   ( Euphorbiaceae   ), Ficus sp. ( Moraceae   ), Gardenia jasminoides   ( Rutaceae   ), Justicia carnea   ( Acanthaceae   ), Malus domestica   ( Rosaceae   ), Nerium oleander   ( Apocynaceae   ), Olea europaea   ( Oleaceae   ), Pyrus communis   ( Rosaceae   ), Vitis vinifera   ( Vitaceae   ) ( Granara de Willink et al. 1997), Citrus limon   , C. sinensis   , C. reticulata   ( Rutaceae   ), Ficus carica ( Moraceae   ), Solanum tuberosum   ( Solanaceae   ) ( Trujillo Peluffo 1930) and Laurus nobilis   ( Lauraceae   ) ( Ruffinelli 1967).

Distribution. Australasian, Afrotropical, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental and Palaearctic regions ( García Morales et al. 2016).

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