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Aspidiotus (Hemiberlesia) cydoniae Cockerell i: change of combination; Aspidiotus (Aspidiotus) lataniae Cockerell i: change of combination. Citation: MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory () Latania Scale ( Hemiberlesia lataniae) Updated on 4/9/ AM Available. Hemiberlesia lataniae — Overview. Latania Scale Map of Hemiberlesia lataniae. Aspidiotus Explore what EOL knows about Hemiberlesia lataniae.

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Hemiberlesia lataniae

Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Egypt, Latania scale can also be reared on potato tubers. Signoret, Diagnosis In life, scale cover of adult female 1. It is a pest of avocado, banana, Hemiverlesiacoconut, guava and mango in Brazil Foldi, ; Chua and Wood, ; Claps et al.

Following introduction of H. Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give hemjberlesia information on the status. Hemiberlesia lataniae latania scale ; adult on Heliconia. Biology and Ecology Top of page The eggs of H.

Latania scale is considered to be a serious pest of avocado in Israel Gill, Description Top of page Eggs The eggs are yellow in colour, elongate and 0. The Armoured Scales Diaspididae. Latainae South Africa, heavy infestations have been observed on fruit of avocado cultivar Hass, but smooth-skinned cultivars are also susceptible.


On macadamia Macadamia spp. Immature stages of D. The Cultivation of Mangoes. Diaspididae of the World 2. Egyptian Academy Journal of Biological Sciemces 4: Where natural enemies have been suppressed by misuse of insecticides, scale-infested avocado fruit need to be cleaned before marketing Swaine et al.

Latania Scale

Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies. This species does not occur in the former USSR, but featured on the list of quarantine pests for this region Konstantinova, It is bisexual in Maryland, USA, where in the female, the first instar lasts for about 14 days and the second instar for weeks, depending on environmental conditions; each female lays eggs, and overwintering is as second instars; and there are two generations per year Stoetzel and Davidson, Heavy infestation can cause dieback of twigs and branches Kosztarab, In the past fumigation was used as a quarantine treatment for this pest.

Diaspididae associated with temperate and subtropical fruit trees in Himachal Pradesh. CIE, ; Howard and Oliver, Plant Protection Research Institute.

latania scale (Hemiberlesia lataniae)

Persistence of the predatory mite, Hemisarcoptes coccophagus Meyer Hemisarcoptidae hemibeflesia, on low populations of Hemiberlesia lataniae Signoret Diaspididae in New Zealand.


Ebeling describes washing of fruit in a special solution and vigorous brushing to remove the scales. Foldi,lists it as an economically important pest in France. The latania scale is attacked by a suite of natural enemies.

Revista Brasileira de Fruticultura, 36 4: Infested mango fruit turn pale green or yellow where the scales feed. California Avocado Society Yearbook Methyl bromide fumigation as heniberlesia quarantine treatment for latania scale, Hemiberlesia lataniae Homoptera: Dispersal is by the active crawling of the first instar, and passive transport by wind and animal agents, including man.

Latania scale is a minor pest of avocado, settling on all parts of the trees. CIE, ; Williams and Greathead, Dispersal is by the active crawling of the first instar, and passive transport by wind and animal agents, including man.

Members of the families Rosaceae, Palmae and Euphorbiaceae are preferred hosts. Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

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