Parasaissetia nigra ( Nietner, 1861 ),

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

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-FF8D-8404-FEB2-555DFDC9CD40

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Parasaissetia nigra ( Nietner, 1861 )
status

 

Parasaissetia nigra ( Nietner, 1861) 

Lecanium nigrum Nietner, 1861: 9  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Bourail County (Gouaro), 9.IX.2001, on twigs of Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, S. Cazères  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Sarraméa County, 20.X.2002, on Ananas comosus, C. Mille  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC); La Foa County ( IAC, SRFP), 20.XI.2002, on Psidium guajava, J. Brinon  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); the species was also intercepted from Tahiti, 3.XII.2012, on twigs of H. rosa-sinensis, E. Béné  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC).

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

DISTRIBUTION IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Grande Terre (Bourail and Sarraméa counties).

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Coffea arabica  , C. canephora  , Ficus  spp. ( Cohic 1956, 1958a), Annona muricata  , Helianthus annuus  , Nerium oleander  , Solanum melongena  , Dioscorea  spp., Gossypium  spp., Hibiscus rosa-sinensis ( Brun & Chazeau 1980)  , also found on Ananas comosus  , Citrus  spp., Persea americana  , Psidium guajava ( Mille 2011)  .

OTHER RECORDS. — Almost cosmopolitan.

BIOLOGICAL AGENTS.— Encyrtus infelix  ( Hymenoptera  : Encyrtidae  ), Scutellista caerulea  ( Hymenoptera  : Pteromalidae  ) and Lecanicillium lecanii (Zimm.) Zare & W.Gams (2001)  (Fungi, Hypocreales  , Cordycipitaceae  ).

NOTE. — Not rated as an economic species.

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

IAC

Instituto Agronômico de Campinas

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Parasaissetia

Loc

Parasaissetia nigra ( Nietner, 1861 )

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

Lecanium nigrum

NIETNER J. 1861: 9
1861