Diaspis echinocacti (Bouché, 1833),

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: 509

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.5494980

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC0D62-C461-FF9D-A1F9-ABAAD8B12658

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Diaspis echinocacti (Bouché, 1833)
status

 

Diaspis echinocacti (Bouché, 1833) 

Recorded by Borg (1932) (as Diaspis calyptroides  Costa), occurring on Cereus peruvianus  , C. grandiflorus  , C. macdonaldi  , Echinopsis eyriesii  and various species of Opuntia  .

Material examined: MALTA, Siggiewi, 19.iii.1994, 2 ♀♀ on Zygocactus truncatus, SA    ; Għargħur, 11.viii.1994, 11.viii.1994, 3 ♀♀ on Opuntia sp.  , DM  ; Qawra, 17.ii.2012, 5 ♀♀ on Opuntia sp.  , CM  .

DM

Dominion Museum

CM

Chongqing Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Diaspididae

Genus

Diaspis