Nipaecoccus viridis ( Newstead, 1894 ),

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: 150

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2016n2a1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:90DC5B79-725D-46E2-B31E-4DBC65BCD01F

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4579221

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/457FF032-FF9D-8414-FF40-5770FEEEC8F1

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Felipe

scientific name

Nipaecoccus viridis ( Newstead, 1894 )
status

 

Nipaecoccus viridis ( Newstead, 1894) 

Dactylopius viridis Newstead, 1894: 25  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Bourail County ( Gouaro ), 4.IV.2002, on fruits of Annona squamosa, S. Cazères  coll  .; Kaala-Gomen County ( Ouaco Village ), 7.X.2002, on twigs of Jatropha gossypifolia, C. Mille  coll  .; La Foa County ( IAC, SRFP), 14.I.2008, on twigs of Vitis vinifera  (greenhouse), C. Mille coll.  ; all Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC).

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

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

OTHER RECORDS. — Almost cosmopolitan.

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Citrus  spp., Nerium oleander ( Brun & Chazeau 1986)  , also found on Annona squamosa ( Mille 2011)  , Jatropha gossypifolia  and Vitis vinifera  .

BIOLOGICAL AGENTS. — Cryptolaemus montrouzieri  ( Coleoptera  : Coccinellidae  ) and some unidentified hymenopterous parasitoids.

NOTE. — Can be a serious problem on newly pruned twigs and branches of Citrus  trees and because of this, it is rated as an economic species.

IAC

Instituto Agronômico de Campinas

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pseudococcidae

Genus

Nipaecoccus

Loc

Nipaecoccus viridis ( Newstead, 1894 )

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

Dactylopius viridis

NEWSTEAD R. 1894: 25
1894