Ceroplastes ceriferus ( Fabricius, 1798 ),

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: 132

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2016n2a1

publication LSID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4579096

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/457FF032-FF8B-8402-FF43-57BEFEEBCF22

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Felipe

scientific name

Ceroplastes ceriferus ( Fabricius, 1798 )
status

 

Ceroplastes ceriferus ( Fabricius, 1798) 

Coccus ceriferus Fabricius, 1798: 546  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — One specimen from Loyalty Islands (Maré), 2003, on avocado tree ( Persea americana  ), C. Mille coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC).

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

DISTRIBUTION IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Loyalty Islands (Maré) and Grande Terre.

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — On roots of Ficus  spp. in Loyalty Islands (Maré) ( Williams & Watson 1990); Alstonia lanceolata  , Citrus  spp.; Pteridium aquilinum  ( Cohic 1956, 1958a); Montrouziera  spp. ( Brun & Chazeau 1984); Melaleuca quinquenervia ( Brun & Chazeau 1986)  and Persea americana ( Mille 2011)  .

OTHER RECORDS. — Cosmopolitan.

NOTE. — Quite rare in New Caledonia, not rated as an economic species to date.

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Ceroplastes

Loc

Ceroplastes ceriferus ( Fabricius, 1798 )

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

Coccus ceriferus

FABRICIUS J. C. 1798: 546
1798