Lepidosaphes beckii ( Newman, 1869 ),

Mille, Christian, Henderson, Rosa C., Cazères, Sylvie & Jourdan, Hervé, 2016, Checklist of the scale insects (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccomorpha) of New Caledonia, Zoosystema 38 (2), pp. 129-176: 141

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2016n2a1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4579152

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Lepidosaphes beckii ( Newman, 1869 )
status

 

Lepidosaphes beckii ( Newman, 1869) 

Coccus beckii Newman, 1869: 217  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — La Foa County ( IAC, SRFP), 4.VII.2000, on leaves of Citrus  sp., S. Cazères coll., det. ( CXMNC); same loc., 18. VI.2002, on fruits of C. reticulata var. ponkan, S. Cazères  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC); same loc., 30.VII.2008, on fruits of C. sinensis, C. Mille  coll.; Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC).

PUBLISHED RECORDS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Cohic (1956, 1958a).

DISTRIBUTION IN NEW CALEDONIA. — All over the New Caledonian Archipelago.

OTHER RECORDS. — Almost cosmopolitan.

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Citrus  spp., Murraya  spp. ( Cohic 1958a).

BIOLOGICAL AGENTS. — Aphytis cochereaui DeBach & Rosen 1976  ; A. lepidosaphes Compere, 1955  ; Encarsia lounsburyi (Berlese & Paoli, 1916)  ( Hymenoptera  : Aphelinidae  ). Cohic (1956) noted that it can be parasitized by the entomopathogenic fungus Septobasidium bogoriense (Patouillard, 1899)  (Fungi, Basidiomycota, Septobasidiaceae  ).

NOTE. — According to Cohic (1958a): “This species is by far the most dangerous on Citrus  spp. despite the parasitism of Aphitis chrysomphali  and Aspidiophagus citrinus  (now Encyrtus citrina  )”.

IAC

Instituto Agronômico de Campinas

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Diaspididae

Genus

Lepidosaphes

Loc

Lepidosaphes beckii ( Newman, 1869 )

Mille, Christian, Henderson, Rosa C., Cazères, Sylvie & Jourdan, Hervé 2016
2016
Loc

Coccus beckii

NEWMAN E. 1869: 217
1869