Coccus viridis ( Green, 1889 ),

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: 133

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-FF8C-8405-FE90-5005FABDC834

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Felipe

scientific name

Coccus viridis ( Green, 1889 )
status

 

Coccus viridis ( Green, 1889) 

Lecanium viride Green, 1889: 248  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Bourail County (Gouaro), 4.IV.2002, on fruits of Annona squamosa, S. Cazères  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); same loc., 28.IV.2002, on leaves and twigs of Citrus  spp., S. Cazères coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Voh County (Mont Katepahié), 29.X.2009, on Dodonaea viscosa, S. Cazères  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( CXMNC); Koumac County (Tiébaghi Mining Plant), 6.III.2013, on leaves of an unidentified Sapotaceae, H. Jourdan  coll., S. Cazères det. ( CXMNC).

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

DISTRIBUTION IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Grande Terre (Bourail, Voh and Koumac counties).

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Annona squamosa  , Citrus  spp., Coffea  spp., Ficus  spp., Gardenia  spp., Gerbera jamesoni ( Cohic 1958a)  , Nerium oleander  , Plumeria acuminata ( Brun & Chazeau 1986)  , Litchi chinensis  , Psidium guajava ( Mille 2011)  , recently found on Dodonaea viscosa  .

OTHER RECORDS. — Almost cosmopolitan.

BIOLOGICAL AGENTS. — Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant, 1853  ( Coleoptera  : Coccinellidae  ).

NOTES. — This species is an important problem on young trees, and is a regulated quarantine insect on commodities (especially litchees and limes) for export to Japan and New Zealand, as its detection at their borders can lead to fruit shipment rejection or even destruction.

Genus Eucalymnatus 

Cockerell in Cockerell & Parrott, 1901

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Coccus

Loc

Coccus viridis ( Green, 1889 )

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

Lecanium viride

GREEN E. E. 1889: 248
1889