Pseudococcus longispinus (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: 516

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.5495078

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC0D62-C47A-FF86-A1F9-A9CADF2523AB

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni Tozzetti, 1867)
status

 

Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni Tozzetti, 1867)  

Recorded by Borg (1932) (as Pseudococcus adonidum (Targioni Tozzetti))   as common on many plants, especially in greenhouses. The species was reported again by Mifsud & Watson (1999), when extensive damage to Citrus   , Prunus   and Ficus spp.   was observed, and by Mifsud et al. (2012).

Material examined: MALTA, Rabat, 12.iii.1994, 1 ♀ on Euonymus sp.   , CC; Rabat, 12.iii.1994, 4 ♀♀ on Cycas revoluta, GW   ; Żejtun, 29.iii.1994, 1 ♀ on Ficus nitida, DM   ; Mosta, 15.iv.1997, 1 ♀ on C. revoluta, CF   ; Marsa, Għammieri, 15.ix.1997, 4 ♀♀ on C. revoluta, CF   ; Valletta, Upper Barrakka Gardens, 12.ii.2012, 4 ♀♀ on Pittosporum tobira, CM   ; Qawra, 13.ii.2012, 11 ♀♀ on Laurus nobilis   , P. tobira   , Nerium oleander   , Schinus terebinthifolius   , Viburnum sp.   , Bougainvillea sp.   , CM. GOZO, Victoria, 16.iii.1994, 2 ♀♀ on Coprosina sp. DM; Kercem, Dawara Valley, 16.iii.1994, 5 ♀♀ on Laurus nobilis, SA   ; Victoria, 14.ii.2012, 3 ♀♀ on P. tobira, CM   ; Floriana, St. Philip’s Garden, 18.ii.2012, 2 ♀♀ on P. tobira, CM.  

CC

CSIRO Canberra Rhizobium Collection

CM

Chongqing Museum

DM

Dominion Museum