A new introduced wax scale to Turkey: Ceroplastes ceriferus (Fabricius) (Hemiptera: Coccidae)

Abstract :

The Indian wax scale, Ceroplastes ceriferus (Fabricius), is highly polyphagous. It occurs in many parts of world. Recently it is introduced to Turkey. A description of the adult female, geographic distribution, host plants and biology are presented with an identification key to the Turkish wax scales
 


Keyword :

Coccidae,wax scales, invasive insect, Acer palmatum
 


Author(s) : Ülgentürk, S.
Downloads : 1134
Published Issue : 2016 Vol. 11 Number 2


2016 Vol. 11 Number 2