Howardia biclavis (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.4645918

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3414244A-6D08-ED07-FF13-CA67159FF900

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Felipe

scientific name

Howardia biclavis (Comstock)
status

 

Howardia biclavis (Comstock)  

Material studied. Colombia: Valle del Cauca: Caicedonia: Finca El Palmar , 04°17 ′ 56.0 ″ N, 75°53 ′ 00.0 ″ W, 1376 m, 28.x.2008, coll. J. Muñoz, ex avocado cv. ‘ Papelillo’ (‘Lorena’), 1 ( MECP) GoogleMaps   ; Same data except, 31.x.2008, 2 ( UVCO), 1 ( MECP)   .

Distribution. This species occurs in tropical areas around the world ( Miller and Davidson 2005).

Remarks. In the present study, H. biclavis   was found on twigs of the ‘Lorena’ cultivar. The mining scale, H. biclavis   is highly polyphagous and has been recorded on 41 plant families ( Borchsenius 1966).

UVCO

Universidad de Valle

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Diaspididae

Genus

Howardia