Paralecanium quadratum (Green, 1904)

Choi, Jinyeong, Soysouvanh, Pheophanh, Lee, Seunghwan & Hong, Ki-Jeong, 2018, Review of the family Coccidae (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) in Laos, Zootaxa 4460 (1), pp. 1-62: 37-40

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaXa.4460.1.1

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scientific name

Paralecanium quadratum (Green, 1904)
status

 

Paralecanium quadratum (Green, 1904)  

( Fig. 34 View FIGURE 34 )

Lecanium expansum quadratum Green, 1904b: 236  

Diagnosis. Dorsum with setae slightly pointed ( Fig. 34E View FIGURE 34 ); preopercular pores situated anterolaterally to anal plates, in 3 groups on each side ( Fig. 34G View FIGURE 34 ). Stigmatic clefts each containing 3 stigmatic spines ( Fig. 34B View FIGURE 34 ). Legs entirely absent (partially adopted from Green 1904b; Morrison 1920; Tao et al. 1983; Hodgson & Williams, 2018).

Hosts. Polyphagous. According to García Morales et al. (2016), P. quadratum   has been recorded from plants belonging to 4 genera in 4 families. In Laos, it has been recorded on Ficus   sp. ( Moraceae   ) ( Suh & Bombay 2015).

Distribution. Mainly known from Oriental Region ( Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Taiwan) ( Suh & Bombay 2015; García Morales et al. 2016).

Economic importance. Paralecanium quadratum   has not been recorded as an economically important pest.

Remarks. We did not collect any specimens of Paralecanium quadratum   in this study. Paralecanium quadratum   is similar to P. expansum (Green)   ; see the remarks section for P. expansum   above.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Paralecanium

Loc

Paralecanium quadratum (Green, 1904)

Choi, Jinyeong, Soysouvanh, Pheophanh, Lee, Seunghwan & Hong, Ki-Jeong 2018
2018
Loc

Lecanium expansum quadratum

Green, 1904b : 236