Rhizococcus cactearum (Leonardi, 1918)

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: 513

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.5494882

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC0D62-C465-FF99-A1F9-AE5AD81B212D

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Rhizococcus cactearum (Leonardi, 1918)
status

 

Rhizococcus cactearum (Leonardi, 1918)  

Recorded by Borg (1932) as frequently found on various species of Mammillaria   , Cereus   , Echinocactus, Peleciphora   and other non-specified plants. Hoy (1963) and Kozár et al. (2013) included Malta in the distribution range of this species. No Maltese specimens have been seen during the present work.