Pseudischnaspis acephala Ferris, 1941

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

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Pseudischnaspis acephala Ferris


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Material studied. Colombia. Valle del Cauca: Palmira: Rozo, Finca Brasil , 03°36 ′ 36.0 ″ N, 76°25 ′ 08.5 ″ W, 967 m, 10.xii.2008, coll. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Lorena’, 1 ( UVCO) GoogleMaps ; same data except ex avocado cv. ‘Trinidad’, 1 ( MECP) GoogleMaps ; Same data except 19.xii.2008, coll. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Papelillo’ (‘Lorena’), 1 ( UVCO) .

Distribution. Nearctic: Mexico. Neotropical: Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru ( Ben-Dov et al. 2015).

Remarks. We found the species near the main veins on the upper leaf surface of leaves of the ‘Lorena’ and ‘Trinidad’ cultivars.


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