Saccharicoccus sacchari ( Cockerell, 1895 ), Cockerell, 1895

Zhang, Jiang-Tao, Wu, Bo-Wen & Wu, San-An, 2018, A review of the genus Saccharicoccus Ferris, 1950 (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Pseudococcidae) in China, with description of a new species, Zootaxa 4375 (1), pp. 127-135: 133

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4375.1.7

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9641C302-7076-4488-BDA9-459F9B2C08E4

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A587DE-FFF7-B764-7EF9-FE2EFEAA34D2

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scientific name

Saccharicoccus sacchari ( Cockerell, 1895 )
status

 

Saccharicoccus sacchari ( Cockerell, 1895)  

Dactylopius sacchari Cockerell 1895: 195   .

Pseudococcus sacchari ( Cockerell): Cockerell 1902   : 252.

Erium sacchari (Cockerell)   : Lindinger 1935: 122.

Trionymus praegrandis James 1936: 200   .

Trionymus sacchari (Cockerell)   : Zimmerman 1948: 266.

Saccharicoccus sacchari (Cockerell)   : Ferris 1950: 217; Wang 1982: 98, 2001: 91; Tao 1989: 58; Tang 1992: 217; Danzig & Gavrilov-Zimin 2015: 94 –95.

Material examined, all from CHINA, detailed latitudes and longitudes unknown. Five adult females (on 1 slide), Fujian, Zhangzhou City, on Saccharum sinense   ( Poaceae   ), 19.vii.2010, coll. Yan-Biao He; 5 adult females (on 1 slide), Guangdong, Zhanjiang City, on S. sinense   , 17.vi.2010, coll. Yan-Biao He.

Host-plants. Saccharicoccus sacchari   is only known on Poaceae   . In China, it has been recorded on Imperata cylindrica   , Miscanthus   sp., M. sinensis   , Oryza sativa   , Saccharum officinarum   , S. sinense   and Sorghum bicolor   ( Wang 1981, 1982, 2001; Yang 1982; Tang 1992; Wu 2009, 2009a; Tsai 2011).

Distribution. Afrotropical, Australasian, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental and Palaearctic. In China: Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Tibet, Yunnan and Zhejiang provinces ( Wang 1981, 1982, 2001; Yang 1982; Tang 1992; Wu 2009, 2009a; Tsai 2011).

Biology. Saccharicoccus sacchari   is always hidden under the leaf sheaths of its host-plants; each female lays 300–400 eggs in an ovisac. The eggs hatch in 3–5 days and complete development in 20–30 days. This mealybug is one of the most important pests of sugarcane in the sugarcane-growing regions in Guangxi ( Zhou et al. 1999; Qin et al. 2013).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pseudococcidae

Genus

Saccharicoccus

Loc

Saccharicoccus sacchari ( Cockerell, 1895 )

Zhang, Jiang-Tao, Wu, Bo-Wen & Wu, San-An 2018
2018
Loc

Saccharicoccus sacchari

Danzig 2015: 94
Tang 1992: 217
Tao 1989: 58
Wang 1982: 98
Ferris 1950: 217
1950
Loc

Trionymus sacchari

Zimmerman 1948: 266
1948
Loc

Trionymus praegrandis

James 1936: 200
1936
Loc

Erium sacchari

Lindinger 1935: 122
1935
Loc

Pseudococcus sacchari (

Cockerell 1902: 252
1902
Loc

Dactylopius sacchari

Cockerell 1895: 195
1895