Pulvinaria psidii Maskell, 1893,

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: 134

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http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2016n2a1

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scientific name

Pulvinaria psidii Maskell, 1893
status

 

Pulvinaria psidii Maskell, 1893 

Pulvinaria psidii Maskell, 1893: 223  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — La Foa County ( IAC, SRFP), 3.I.2002, on leaves of Litchi chinensis, C. Mille  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC); same loc., 4.IV.2002, on Carissa macrocarpa, S. Cazères  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Mont-Dore County ( IAC, SRMH), 10.IV.2007, on leaves and twigs of Oxera  spp., S. Cazères coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); same loc. & date, on leaves and twigs of Pycnandra  sp., S. Cazères coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Poya County (Beaupré), 31. V.2007, on leaves and twigs of Eugenia bullata, C. Mille & S. Cazères  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC); La Foa County ( IAC, SRFP), 17.X.2008, on leaves of L. chinensis, C. Mille  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC).

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

DISTRIBUTION IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Grande Terre (La Foa, Mont-Dore and Poya counties).

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Citrus  spp., Coffea  spp., Eucalyptus deglupta  , Eugenia  spp., Litchi chinensis  , Mangifera indica  , Morinda citrifolia  , Plumeria acuminata  , Psidium  spp., Schinus terebinthifolius  , Spathodea campanulata  , Syzygium  spp. ( Brun & Chazeau 1986; Williams & Watson 1990), recently collected on Carissa macrocarpa  , Oxera  spp. and Pycnandra  sp.

OTHER RECORDS. — Almost cosmopolitan.

BIOLOGICAL AGENTS. — Cryptolaemus montrouzieri  ( Coleoptera  : Coccinellidae  ) and several species of Chrysopidae  ( Neuroptera  ).

NOTES. — According to Cohic (1958a), this species and Ceroplastes rubens  were the two soft scale insect species most associated with production of sooty mould growing on their honeydew, especially on Plumeria  and guava trees.

IAC

Instituto Agronômico de Campinas

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

V

Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Pulvinaria

Loc

Pulvinaria psidii Maskell, 1893

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

Pulvinaria psidii

MASKELL W. M. 1893: 223
1893