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Title Ceroplastes cirripediformis Comstock: a new invasive pest in China (Hemiptera: Coccormorpha: Coccidae).

Authors Li Ge; Wang XuBo; Wu SanAn

Author Affiliation College of Forestry, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China.

Journal Chinese Journal of Applied Entomology 2018 Vol 55 No. 3 pp. 527-532

ISSN 2095-1353


Abstract

The barnacle wax scale insect, Ceroplastes cirripediformis, which is probably native to the Caribbean islands and the southern United States, is a new invasive pest for China. It has been found mainly on Duranta repens (Verbenaceae) in Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangdong, Guangxi, Zhejiang, Jiangxi and Sichuan Provinces. This paper introduces the morphological features, host plants, geographical distribution, biology and economic importance of this pest.
Publication type
Journal article

Publisher
Institute of Zoology

Year of publication
2018

Location of publication
Beijing

Country of publication
China

Language of publication
Chinese

Language of summary
English

Geographical location
China
Guangdong
Guangxi
Guizhou
Jiangxi
Sichuan
Yunnan
Zhejiang


Record number
20183342579

Organism descriptor
Ceroplastes cirripediformis
Duranta erecta
insects


Descriptor
arthropod pests
geographical distribution
insect pests
invasive species
morphology
new geographic records
pests
plant pests


Identifier
Chekiang
invasive organisms
invasives
Kiangsi
Kwangsi
Kwantung
Kweichow
People's Republic of China
pest arthropods
pest insects


Broad Term
Ceroplastes
Coccidae
Coccoidea
Sternorrhyncha
Hemiptera
insects
Hexapoda
arthropods
invertebrates
animals
eukaryotes
APEC countries
Developing Countries
East Asia
Asia
Duranta
Verbenaceae
Lamiales
eudicots
angiosperms
Spermatophyta
plants
Central Southern China
China
South Western China
Eastern China