armored scale


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insect having a firm covering of wax especially in the female

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The most frequently intercepted armored scale in avocado shipments inspected in Florida is latania scale, Hemiberlesia lataniae (Signoret) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) (62% of interception records; Fig.
Chromosomes sex-ratios and sex determination in armored scale insects, their biology, natural enemies and control.
Checklist of the armored scales (Homoptera: Diaspididae) of the conterminous United States.
Natural enemies of armored scale (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) on avocado Hass in Michoacan, Mexico
We tested for local adaptation in the armored scale Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti) by conducting within- and between-tree transfers of eggs and by measuring subsequent survivorship.
A phylogenetic analysis of armored scale insects (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), based upon nuclear, mitochondrial, and endosymbiont gene sequences.
All Aphelinidae are parasitoids, the most common hosts being hemipterans in the suborder Stenorrhyncha; many species of Aphelinidae have great economic importance in biological control of insect pests, including whiteflies (Aleyrodidae), armored scales (Diaspididae), soft scales (Coccidae) and aphids (Aphididae) (Woolley 1997).
Hanks and Denno (1993) linked patchy distributions of an armored scale, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni), to both natural enemies and plant-water relations such as host plant water stress.
This armored scale has been reported throughout much of the Eastern Hemisphere including Algeria, Australia, China, Egypt, India, Japan, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and Thailand, and is the only species of the 35 described species of the genus known to occur in the United States.
Cybocephalus nipponicus Endrody-Younga (Cybocephalidae) and Rhyzobius lophanthae Blaisdell (Coccinellidae) are commonly used as biological control agents for many armored scale pests.
This prehistoric species has a body covered in interlocking armored scales, a formidable double row of teeth, a tolerance for poor water quality, and toxic eggs to aid in their preservation.
Gar have heavy, interlocking ganoid scales, but a cousin, the bowfin, or mudfish, is nearly as ancient and lacks hard, armored scales.
1a and b), known as cycad aulacaspis scale, is a species of armored scales native to Southeast Asia (Howard et al.
In the French department of the Antilles the Service de la Protection des Vegetaux of Martinique indicated that armored scales near A.
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