Hemiberlesia rapax (Comstock, 1881),

Mifsud, David, Mazzeo, Gaetana, Russo, Agatino & Watson, Gillian W., 2014, The scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the Maltese Archipelago, Zootaxa 3866 (4), pp. 499-525: 510

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3866.4.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:362D4DC7-7505-42C1-B438-9B195B48125C

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5494998

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC0D62-C460-FF9C-A1F9-A97AD80A2428

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Hemiberlesia rapax (Comstock, 1881)
status

 

Hemiberlesia rapax (Comstock, 1881) 

Borg (1919) recorded this species (as Aspidiotus rapax  ), as having “appeared in Malta quite recently on some vegetable marrow, in the vicinity of Ħamrun, and was probably imported from Sicily”. Recorded also by Farrugia (1998) and Haber & Mifsud (2007); the latter reported large numbers of this scale on the stems of olives.

Material examined: MALTA, Rabat, 12.iii.1994, 7 ♀♀ on Euonymus sp.  , CC  .

CC

CSIRO Canberra Rhizobium Collection