Planococcus minor ( Maskell, 1897 ),

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: 151

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http://doi.org/ 10.5252/z2016n2a1

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4579231

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scientific name

Planococcus minor ( Maskell, 1897 )
status

 

Planococcus minor ( Maskell, 1897) 

Dactylopius calceolariae minor Maskell, 1897: 322  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Bourail County (Gouaro), 12.X.2002, on roots of pumpkin ( Cucurbita  sp.), S. Cazères coll.; Mont-Dore County ( IAC, SRMH), 10.IV.2007, on leaves and twigs of Marsdenia nigriflora, S. Cazères  coll.; La Foa County ( IAC, SRFP), 26.III.2009, on leaves and twigs of Annona  sp., C. Mille coll.; Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC); Dumbéa County (Mr J.-G. Fong greenhouses), 9.XI.2011, on Rosa chinensis, C. Mille  coll., Rosa C. Henderson  det. ( NZAC, CXMNC).

PUBLISHED RECORDS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Williams & Watson (1988b) as “ P. pacificus Cox, 1981  ” ( Williams & Watson 1988b) is a junior synonym of P. minor (Ben-Dov 2012b)  . This species was collected by N. L. H. Krauss in Yahoué (Dumbéa County) in 1983 and 1986 and in Nouméa in 1984 (D. J. Williams, pers. comm.).

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

OTHER RECORDS. — Pacific Ocean, West Indies, Central, North and South Americas, Australasia, South-East Asia, Indian Ocean.

HOST- PLANTS IN NEW CALEDONIA. — Coffea  spp. and Ficus  spp. (Doug J. Williams, pers. comm.). Also known on Annona  spp., Citrus  spp., Cucurbita  spp., Marsdenia nigriflora  and Rosa chinensis  .

NOTE. — Rated as an economic species. Many different ant genera attend this species ( Williams & Watson 1988b).

IAC

Instituto Agronômico de Campinas

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pseudococcidae

Genus

Planococcus

Loc

Planococcus minor ( Maskell, 1897 )

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

Dactylopius calceolariae minor

MASKELL W. M. 1897: 322
1897