Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti, 1886),

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: 144

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2016n2a1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:90DC5B79-725D-46E2-B31E-4DBC65BCD01F

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/457FF032-FF87-840E-FF12-53D6FBD0C966

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti, 1886)
status

 

Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti, 1886) 

Diaspis pentagona Targioni-Tozzetti, 1886: 184  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — La Foa County ( IAC, SRFP), 14.X.2002, on stems of the “Kanak cabbage” ( Abelmoschus  spp.), J.-P. Kataoui coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); same loc., 14.01.2003, on M. indica, C. Mille  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC); La Foa County (Nili), 4.IV.2005, on leaves of Cycas  sp., C. Mille coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); same loc., 13.IV.2010, on fruits of Actinidia chinensis  imported from Italy, C. Mille coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC); Nouméa County, 13. VI.2012, on leaves and twigs of Ligustrum vulgare, M. Cazères  coll., Christopher Hodgson det. ( CXMNC).

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. — Althea  spp., Angelonia salicariaefolia  , Argyreia nervova  , Broussonetia papyrifera  , Cassia alata  , Delphinium  spp., Euphorbiaceae  , Heliotropium foertherianum  , Morus alba  , Pelargonium  spp., Plumeria alba  , Ricinus communis  , Stachytarpheta indica  ( Cohic 1956, 1958a), Mangifera indica  , Carica papaya  , Passiflora  spp., Prunus persica ( Mille 2011)  , recently found on the edible Abelmoschus  spp., Actinidia chinensis  , Cycas  spp. and on Ligustrum vulgare  . It is also recorded on Citrus  spp. ( Miller & Davidson 2005).

NOTES. — Cohic (1956, 1958a) noted that infestations are often associated with the entomopathogenic fungi Fusarium coccidicola  (Fungi, Hypocreales  , Nectriaceae  ) and Septobasidium bogoriense  (Fungi, Basidiomycota, Septobasidiaceae  ). Not rated as an economic species in New Caledonia.

IAC

Instituto Agronômico de Campinas

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Diaspididae

Genus

Pseudaulacaspis

Loc

Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti, 1886)

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

Diaspis pentagona

Targioni-Tozzetti 1886: 184
1886