Icerya seychellarum ( Westwood, 1855 ),

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: 146

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-FF99-8410-FF4E-55EAFEE5CD57

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Icerya seychellarum ( Westwood, 1855 )
status

 

Icerya seychellarum ( Westwood, 1855) 

Dorthezia seychellarum Westwood, 1855: 836  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Houaïlou County (Waraï), 10.VIII.2001, on leaves and twigs of Litchi chinensis, C. Mille  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Loyalty Islands (Maré, Atha), 7.VII.2008, on leaves and twigs of Citrus sinensis, C. Mille  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC).

PUBLISHED RECORDS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Cohic (1956).

DISTRIBUTION IN NEW CALEDONIA. — All over the New Caledonian Archipelago.

OTHER RECORDS. — Almost cosmopolitan.

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Artocarpus  spp., Citrus  spp., Cocos nucifera  , Coffea  spp., Cycas  spp., Elaeis guineensis  , Ficus pumila  , Latania commersonii  , Persea americana  , Phoenix  spp., Pyrus malus  , Prunus persica  , Rosa  spp. ( Cohic 1956, Brun & Chazeau 1986), also found on Annona  spp., Averrhoa carambola  , Carica papaya  , Litchi chinensis  , Mangifera indica  , Musa  spp., Passiflora  spp., Psidium guajava  , Santalum austrocaledonicum  , Vitis vinifera ( Mille 2011)  .

NOTES. — Generally observed along the main veins of leaves, on twigs and young shoots, also on mature fruits. Several ladybugs ( Coleoptera  : Coccinellidae  ) control this species. Not rated as an economic pest.

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Margarodidae

Genus

Icerya

Loc

Icerya seychellarum ( Westwood, 1855 )

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

Dorthezia seychellarum

WESTWOOD J. O. 1855: 836
1855