Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock, 1881

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: 503

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.4930743

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC0D62-C46F-FF93-A1F9-A9AFDDF52407

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock, 1881
status

 

Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock, 1881  

A Neotropical species recorded by Saliba (1963) as fairly common on citrus, and by Farrugia (1998).

Material examined: MALTA, Lija, 18.iii.1994, 2 ♀♀ on Citrus reticulata, DM   ; Bir id-Deheb, 27.iii.94, 4 ♀♀ on Cydonia oblonga, DM     .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Ceroplastes