Identity. Top of page. Preferred Scientific Name. Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus, Preferred Common Name. brown soft scale. Body broadly oval to round; flat to slightly convex in lateral view; body yellow- green to yellow-brown, usually with small brown flecks scattered on dorsum; body. Coccus hesperidum is common on many subtropical fruit trees (see Table ), but generally is not considered a dangerous pest because natural enemies.

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Coccus hesperidum also is similar to C. National Agriculture Education Association, pp. Laboratory and mass rearing.

Biological studies of Microterys flavus Howard Hymenoptera: Arnoldia Rhodesia3 5: When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. It attacks a wide variety of crops, ornamental and greenhouse plants. Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus “.


Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale)

Ege Universitesi Ziraat Fakultesi Yayinlari, Two species of Coccus other than C. References Top of page Andison H, Notes on the parasitoids of the soft brown scale, Coccus hesperidum Hemiptera: The importance of intraspecific variability for the determination of scale insects.

Universidad de Chile, pp. Scale insects Agricultural pest insects Citrus pests Orchids diseases and pests Insects described in Cosmopolitan arthropods.

Coccus hesperidum

More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Encyrtidaea primary parasite of soft scales. Mahmood R; Mohyuddin AI, Ben-Dov, ; Henderson et al.

This species was intercepted times on a variety of hosts at U. Symphyta and Apocrita Parasitica.

Pests of the Cultivated Plants of Israel. Over the course of her life, the female may produce up to eggs, a few being laid each day. Cosmopolitan; living outdoors in tropical and subtropical regions, indoors in temperate climates.

Coccus hesperidum

Proceedings of the Entomological Society of British Columbia, One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Observations on the Coccoidea of Inner Mongolia in China.


Coccoidea of New Zealand’s pygmy mistletoes Korthalsella: Scale insects collected on citrus and other plants and their hymenopterous parasites in Thailand. Coccus hesperidum Scientific classification Kingdom: Chinese Academy of Sciences. Herting B; Simmonds FJ, Indian Journal of Horticulture, 73 3: The scale is often attended by antswhich protect it from some of the more efficient natural enemies.

Title Line artwork of adult female.