Hypogeococcus festerianus ( Lizer y Trelles, 1942 ),

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: 153

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-FF90-8419-FF7B-5782FD89C8C6

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Hypogeococcus festerianus ( Lizer y Trelles, 1942 )
status

 

Hypogeococcus festerianus ( Lizer y Trelles, 1942) 

Pedronia festeriana Lizer y Trelles, 1942: 24  .

PUBLISHED RECORDS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Intentionally introduced in 2003 and 2006 from Australia ( Brinon 2008).

OTHER RECORDS. — South America, Australia, southern Europe, southern Africa.

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Acanthocereus tetragonus  .

NOTES. — This mealybug was introduced to attempt biological control of the invasive cactus A. tetragonus  , but both 2003 and 2006 strains from Queensland did not survive ( Brinon 2008, Gatimel et al. 2010), so the species is considered still absent from New Caledonia.

ERRONEOUS RECORDS FROM NEW CALEDONIA

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pseudococcidae

Genus

Hypogeococcus

Loc

Hypogeococcus festerianus ( Lizer y Trelles, 1942 )

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

Pedronia festeriana

LIZER Y TRELLES C. A. 1942: 24
1942