armored scale


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insect having a firm covering of wax especially in the female

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Rosen [ed], Armored Scale Insects, their Biology, Natural Enemies and Control.
Both mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) and armored scales (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) are regarded as serious phytophagous pests of orchids (Asparagales: Orchidaceae) grown in cultivation (Cullina 2004).
Checklist of the armored scales (Homoptera: Diaspididae) of the conterminous United States.
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).
Whiteflies, soft scales and armored scales were collected in different seasons on leaves and twigs of several plant species.
Two species of Coccobius parasitoids armored scales were collected.
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.
Although armored scale outbreaks are most often associated with urban landscapes where natural enemies are less abundant (Edmunds 1973; Pinto 1980; Davidson and Miller 1990; McClure 1990), the potential still exists for D.
The Armored Scale Insects: Their Biology, Natural Enemies and Control.
The most common scale insects associated with grasses are armored scales and mealybugs, and several species of armored scales are commonly collected on grasses in Florida.
This is not surprising given that oils have long been used to control armored scale insects.
Both beetle species place their eggs underneath the scale cover and at least part of larval development takes place beneath the armored scale, allowing the beetles some protection from both the elements and pesticides (Smirnoff 1950; Alvarez & Van Driesche 1998; Stathas 2001).
In the French department of the Antilles the Service de la Protection des Vegetaux of Martinique indicated that armored scales near A.
In Florida, the most common armored scales found on tropical fruits are considered exotics or not native to Florida and 3 examples of introductions in the last 10 years include the white mango scale, Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead, the litchi scale, Andaspis punicae (Laing), and the longan scale, Thysanofiorinia nephelii (Maskell) (Hodges et al.
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