Dysmicoccus brevipes ( Cockerell, 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: 148

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2016n2a1

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/457FF032-FF9B-8412-FF4A-5154FA5BCE00

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Felipe

scientific name

Dysmicoccus brevipes ( Cockerell, 1893 )
status

 

Dysmicoccus brevipes ( Cockerell, 1893) 

Dactylopius brevipes Cockerell, 1893: 267  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Sarraméa County, on Ananas comosus  , 2001, C. Mille coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC);

same loc., on roots of A. comosus  , 12. VI.2002, C. Mille coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Bourail County (Gouaro), on flowers of Chrysalidocarpus lutescens  , 11.XI.2002, S. Cazères coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); same loc., on flowers of Chamaedorea costaricana  11.XI.2002, S. Cazères coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Mont-Dore County ( IAC, SRMH), on twigs of Curcuma alismatifolia  , 1.II.2006, G. Gâteblécoll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); Yaté County (Mr Champalou Farm), on roots of Kyllinga  sp. and on roots of Eleusine indica  , 8. V.2007, P. Caplong coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC); La Foa County at the OCEF (Office de Commercialisation et d’Entreposage frigorifique) squash sorting plant, 06.X.2010, on squash ( Cucurbita pepo  ), F. Gandet coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC); this species was also intercepted from New Zealand on fruit of A. comosus  , 17.02.2009, A. Vonsy coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC) and twice from Australia also on fruit of A. comosus  , 23.II.2009 & 5.III.2009, A. Vonsy coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC).

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

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

OTHER RECORDS. — Almost cosmopolitan.

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Ananas comosus  , Coleus blumei  , Cyperus rotondus ( Cohic 1958a)  , Coffea  spp., Saccharum officinarum ( Brun & Chazeau 1986)  , Cordyline  spp., Curcuma alismatifolia  , Chrysalidocarpus lutescens  , also recently found on roots of Eleusine indica  and Kyllinga  spp., on Chamaedorea costaricana  , Curcuma alismatifolia  and squash ( Cucurbita pepo  ).

BIOLOGICAL AGENTS. — Myiocnema comperei Ashmead, 1900  ( Hymenoptera  : Eriaporidae  ) and Hambletonia pseudococcina Compere, 1936  ( Hymenoptera  : Encyrtidae  ) were reared recently (2011) from D. brevipes  on pineapple in Pouembout County.

NOTE. — Despite the presence of this mealybug, the Pineapple Mealybug Wilt Disease is not recorded in New Caledonia, but because of this known association this insect is rated as an economic pest.

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

IAC

Instituto Agronômico de Campinas

V

Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pseudococcidae

Genus

Dysmicoccus

Loc

Dysmicoccus brevipes ( Cockerell, 1893 )

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

Dactylopius brevipes

COCKERELL T. D. A. 1893: 267
1893