Fiorinia fioriniae (Targioni Tozzetti, 1867)

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.5494986

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC0D62-C461-FF9D-A1F9-AF57D8B42242

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Fiorinia fioriniae (Targioni Tozzetti, 1867)
status

 

Fiorinia fioriniae (Targioni Tozzetti, 1867)  

Borg (1922b; 1932) gave an account of the introduction of this species to Malta and recorded it on Camellia japonica   , Howeia spp.   and other palms, fruits and leaves of citrus, and on evergreen woody shrubs at the following localities: Argotti Botanical Gardens (Floriana), San Anton Gardens (Attard), Lija, Mosta and other non-specified locations.

Material examined: MALTA, Mosta, 13.iii.1994, 5 ♀♀ on Camellia sp.   , GW   ; Sliema, 2.xi.1995, 5 ♀♀ on Strelitzia reginae, EL     ; Attard, San Anton Gardens, 19.v.2012, 3 ♀♀ on Howeia sp.   , AR, DM & GM   .

AR

Pomor State University

DM

Dominion Museum

GM

Museum of Southeastern Moravia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Diaspididae

Genus

Fiorinia