Pseudischnaspis bowreyi (Cockerell)

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: 8

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.4645929

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3414244A-6D06-ED09-FF13-C84715A6FAA3

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Pseudischnaspis bowreyi (Cockerell)
status

 

Pseudischnaspis bowreyi (Cockerell)  

Material studied. Colombia. Valle del Cauca: Alcalá: Finca La Esmeralda , 04°39 ′ 58.4 ″ N, 75°48 ′ 27.4 ″ W, 1223 m, 16.ii.2009, coll. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Papelillo’ (‘Lorena’), 1 ( UVCO) GoogleMaps   ; Caicedonia, Finca La Cabaña , 04°17 ′ 43.8 ″ N, 75°50 ′ 39.4 ″ W, 1705 m, 09.ii.2009, coll. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Trinidad’, 1 ( UVCO) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. Nearctic: Mexico, USA. Neotropical: Argentina, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, U.S. Virgin Islands, Venezuela ( Ben-Dov et al. 2015).

Remarks. The species was found on the upper surface of leaves of the ‘Lorena’ and ‘Trinidad’ cultivars. It is similar to P. acephala   but it has a broader pygidium and a less pointed apex ( Evans et al. 2009).

UVCO

Universidad de Valle