Coccus hesperidum


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  • noun

Synonyms for Coccus hesperidum

pest on citrus trees

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Coccus hesperidum (Coccidae) is a cosmopolitan, polyphagous pest species.
Linepithema humile Saissetia oleae (Mayr) [D] (Olivier) Metaphycus Linepithema humile Coccus hesperidum luteolus (Mayr) (= Linnaeus (Timberlake) Iridomyrmex humilis) [D] Metaphycus Crematogaster undet.
Argentine ants tend a variety of homopterans in citrus including the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri Risso, spirea aphid, Aphis spiraecola Patch, wooly whitefly, Aleurothrixus floccossus (Maskell), and brown and black soft scales, Coccus hesperidum L.