Coccus hesperidum, Linnaeus, 1758

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: 9-10

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3414244A-6D05-ED0B-FF13-CB4714C2FE63

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Coccus hesperidum
status

 

Coccus hesperidum   L. ( Fig. 1E 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. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘Booth’, 1 ( UVCO), Same data except, ex avocado

cv. ‘ Papelillo’ (‘Lorena’), 1 ( MECP)   ; 3 ( MECP); Finca Los Alpes , 04°42 ′ 24.8 ″ N, 75°49 ′ 01.0 ″ W, 1194 m, 02.xii.2008, coll. A. Arias, ex avocado cv. ‘ Papelillo’ (‘ Lorena’), 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. A. Arias, T. Kondo, J. Muñoz, 1 ( UVCO), 2 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. Cosmopolitan ( Ben-Dov et al. 2015).

Remarks. A tropicopolitan species commonly found on leaves and twigs ( Hamon and Williams 1984). We found this species on the underside of leaves of ‘Booth’, ‘Hass’ and ‘Lorena’ cultivars.

UVCO

Universidad de Valle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Coccus