Melanaspis inopinata (Leonardi, 1913)

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: 511

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Melanaspis inopinata (Leonardi, 1913)


Melanaspis inopinata (Leonardi, 1913)  

Recorded by Borg (1932) (as Aonidiella inopinata   ), as occasionally found here and there on pear and apple trees. No Maltese specimens have been seen during the present work.