Aonidiella aurantii (Maskell, 1879)

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: 506

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.5494851

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC0D62-C46C-FF90-A1F9-AE89D8832037

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Felipe

scientific name

Aonidiella aurantii (Maskell, 1879)
status

 

Aonidiella aurantii (Maskell, 1879)  

First reported as occurring in Malta by Leonardi (1920). Borg (1932) wrote that this species seemed to be of recent importation and was frequently found on citrus trees. It was also recorded by Saliba (1963) (as Anidiella aurantii   ) as common on oranges, and again by Farrugia (1998).

Material examined: MALTA, Żejtun, 10.iii.1994, 1 ♀ on Citrus limon, DM   ; Mosta, 13.iii.1994, 3 ♀♀ on Ficus carica, DM   ; Marsa, 13.iii.1994, 3 ♀♀ on Citrus spp.   , DM; Marsa, Għammieri, 24.ii.1997, 1 ♀ on Morus sp.   , CF; Valletta, 13.ii.2012, 2 ♀♀ on Euonymus japonica, CM   ; Floriana, 13.ii.2012, 2 ♀♀ on E. japonica, CM   ; Bugibba, 14.ii.2012, 8 ♀♀ on E. japonica   , Rosa sp.   and C. sinensis CM   ; Mdina, 15.ii.2012, 8 ♀♀ on C. sinensis   and C. limon, CM   ; Attard, San Anton Gardens, 19.v.2012, 5 ♀♀ on Citrus sp.   , AR, DM & GM.

DM

Dominion Museum

AR

Pomor State University

GM

Museum of Southeastern Moravia