Ceroplastes rubens Maskell

Kondo, Takumasa & Muñoz, Jazmín Adriana, 2016, Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) associated with avocado crop, Persea americana Mill. (Lauraceae) in Valle del Cauca and neighboring departments of Colombia, Insecta Mundi 2016 (465), pp. 1-24: 9

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4645809

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D87176BB-292D-4A7C-B106-EEC015A66561

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4645933

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3414244A-6D05-ED0A-FF13-CFE715BBF923

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Felipe

scientific name

Ceroplastes rubens Maskell
status

 

Ceroplastes rubens Maskell   ( Fig. 1D View Figure 1 )

Material studied. Colombia. Valle del Cauca: Alcalá: Finca La Porra , 04°40 ′ 13.1 ″ N, 75°44 ′ 34.3 ″ W, 1395 m, 10.xi.2008, coll. A. Arias, ex avocado ‘ Booth 8’, 1 ( UVCO), 3 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; Same data except cv. ‘ Booth 7’, 1 ( UVCO)   ; same data except coll. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Papelillo’ (‘ Lorena’), 1 ( UVCO)   ; Finca Los Alpes , 04°42 ′ 24.8 ″ N, 75°49 ′ 01.0 ″ W, 1194 m, 02.xii.2008, coll. A. Arias, J. Muñoz, 1 ( UVCO), 3 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; Finca Los Alpes , 04°17 ′ 56.0 ″ N, 75°53 ′ 00.0 ″ W, 1376 m, 28.x.2008, coll. A. Arias, ex avocado cv. ‘ Booth 8’, 1 ( UVCO) GoogleMaps   ; Same data, except coll. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Papelillo’ (‘ Lorena’), 1 ( MECP)   ; Finca Villa del Sol , 04°42 ′ 06.1 ″ N, 75°50 ′ 00.5 ″ W, 1215 m, 02.xii.2009, coll. A. Arias, J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Booth 8’, 1 ( UVCO), 2 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; Same data, except avocado cv. ‘ Trinidad’, 1 ( UVCO), 2 ( MECP)   ; Finca La Pastora , 04°39 ′ 41.6 ″ N, 75°47 ′ 46.6 ″ W, 1240 m, 27.iv.2009, coll. A. Arias, T. Kondo, J. Muñoz, 2 ( UVCO), 3 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; Finca La Esmeralda , 04°39 ′ 58.4 ″ N, 75°48 ′ 27.4 ″ W, 1223 m, 02.xii.2009, coll. J. Muñoz, 1 ( UVCO), 2 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; Caicedonia: Finca Corinto , 04°17 ′ 04.2 ″ N, 75°51 ′ 53.9 ″ W, 1650 m, 20.iv.2009, coll. A. Arias, T. Kondo, J. Muñoz, 1 ( UVCO), 2 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; Finca Las Margaritas , 04°17 ′ 37.1 ″ N, 75°53 ′ 18.0 ″ W, 1352 m, 26.v.2009, coll. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Booth’, 1 ( UVCO), 2 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; same data except coll. avocado cv. ‘ Papelillo’ (‘ Lorena’) GoogleMaps   ; Palmira: Rozo, Finca Brasil , 03°36 ′ 36.0 ″ N, 76°25 ′ 08.5 ″ W, 967 m, 10.xii.2008, coll. A. Arias, 2 ( UVCO), 3 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; Same data except 19.xii.2008, coll. J. Muñoz, 1 ( UVCO)   ; Ulloa: Finca La Catalina , 04°41 ′ 38.8 ″ N, 75°45 ′ 10.4 ″ W, 1301 m, 04.v.2009, coll., T. Kondo, ex avocado cv. ‘ Papelillo’ (‘ Lorena’), 1 ( UVCO), 2 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. Afrotropical: Kenya, Reunion, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zanzibar. Australasian: Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia (Tahiti), Guam, Hawaiian Islands (Hawaii), Indonesia (Java), Kiribati; New Caledonia, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau; Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Western Samoa. Nearctic: USA. Neotropical: Colombia, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Martinique, Puerto Rico. Oriental: China, India, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Ryukyu Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam. Palaearctic: China, Egypt, Hungary, Japan, South Korea ( Ben-Dov et al. 2015).

Remarks. We found the red wax scale, C. rubens   on the upper surface of leaves of ‘Booth 7’, ‘Booth 8’, ‘Choquette’, ‘Lorena’ and ‘Trinidad’ cultivars. This species was recorded for the first time in Colombia on leaves of the ornamental plants Philodendron   sp. and Aglaonema   sp. ( Araliaceae   ) (Kondo 2008).

UVCO

Universidad de Valle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Ceroplastes