Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus, 1758,

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: 132-133

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2016n2a1

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4579098

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/457FF032-FF8B-8405-FC0A-503AFD75C9EF

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scientific name

Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus, 1758
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Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus, 1758 

Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus, 1758: 455  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Loyalty Islands (Maré, Médu), 10.XI.2000, on leaves and twigs of Persea americana, C. Mille  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); La Foa County ( IAC, SRFP), 2.X.2002, on Ficus carica, S. Cazères  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Bourail County (Gouaro), 12.X.2002, on roots of Cucurbita  spp., S. Cazères coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Mont-Dore County ( IAC, SRMH), 12.X.2002, on leaves of Oxera nerifolia, G. Gâteblé  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Cherterfield Islands (Île Longue), 6.XI.2012, on Heliotropium foertherianum, H. Jourdan & E. Bourguet  coll., Christopher Hodgson det. ( CXMNC).

PUBLISHED RECORDS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Williams & Watson (1990) noted that it was already present in 1928, when it was collected by Cockerell.

DISTRIBUTION IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Loyalty Islands (Maré), Grande Terre (La Foa, Bourail, Mont-Dore counties) and Cherterfield Islands.

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Carica papaya  , Citrus  spp., Cucurbita  spp., Ficus carica, Orchids ( Williams & Watson 1990)  , Persea americana ( Mille 2011)  , recently found on Oxera nerifolia  and on Heliotropium foertherianum  .

OTHER RECORDS. — Almost cosmopolitan.

BIOLOGICAL AGENTS. — Encyrtus infelix  ( Hymenoptera  : Encyrtidae  ), Scutellista caerulea  ( Hymenoptera  : Pteromalidae  ), and the entomopathogenic fungus Lecanicillium lecanii  (Fungi, Hypocreales  , Cordycipitaceae  ).

NOTE. — Can be a problem locally and sporadically.

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

IAC

Instituto Agronômico de Campinas

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Coccus

Loc

Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus, 1758

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

Coccus hesperidum

LINNAEUS C. 1758: 455
1758