Hemiberlesia rapax (Comstock)

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: 6

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.4645915

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3414244A-6D08-ED07-FF13-C8871471FA00

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Hemiberlesia rapax (Comstock)
status

 

Hemiberlesia rapax (Comstock)  

Material studied. Colombia. Valle del Cauca: Caicedonia: Finca El Palmar , 04°17 ′ 56 ″ N, 75°53 ′ 00 ″ W, 1376 m, 28.x.2008, coll. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Booth 8’, 1 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; Same data except 31.x.2008, 1 ( UVCO)   .

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

Remarks. Hemiberlesia rapax   was found on the leaves of the ‘Booth 8’ cultivar. This species has been recorded on 117 species in 60 plant families ( Borchsenius 1966) and is considered one of the 43 most damaging diaspidid species to agriculture ( Beardsley and González 1975).

UVCO

Universidad de Valle