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Noun1.Aspidiotus - a genus of DiaspididaeAspidiotus - a genus of Diaspididae    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Aspidiotus perniciosus, San Jose scale - small east Asian insect naturalized in the United States that damages fruit trees
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Biology of the scale insect Aspidiotus destructor Signoret (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) was studied on mango cultivar Desi at mean temperature of 30C and relative humidity (RH) 64 % in the laboratory as well as on four mango cultivars in a greenhouse at 25C and 60 % RH in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan.
Diaspididae: Aspidiotus rigidus Reyne, on ornamental palm, 26-VI-2013; Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi, on Cycas sp.
2 million trees had been seriously affected by an infestation of the pest Aspidiotus rigidus in the provinces of Batangas, Laguna, Quezon, Cavite, and Basilan, leading the government to put parts of CALABARZON and the island of Basilan under a state of emergency.
The insect/coconut scale is known as Aspidiotus or the cocolisap.
Desenvolvimento e comportamento de predacao de Coccidophilus citricola Brethes, 1905 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) sobre Aspidiotus nerii Bouche, 1833 (Hemiptera: Diaspididae).
En Florida se han reportado algunas plagas que atacan a la yaca, tales como insectos barrenadores que se alimentan de troncos y ramas danadas o muertas, (Elaphidion mucronatum, Nyssodrysina haldemani, Leptostylopsis terraecolor), asi como escamas (Pinnaspis strachani, Aspidiotus destructor, Protopulvinaria mangiferae, Protopulvinaria pyriformis) y cochinillas que atacan hojas y frutos.
Varios articulos se orientaban a ellas en general, y encaraban problemas como cochinillas y aspidiotus perniciosus, gomosis de limonero y citricos.
Coconut scale Aspidiotus destructor (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) seasonal occurrence, dispersion and sampling on banana in Hawaii.
Parthenogenesis in the Aspidiotus nerii complex (Hemiptera: Diaspididae): A single origin of a worldwide, polyphagous lineage associated with Cardinium bacteria.
Poucos estudos relacionados com a temperatura tem sido realizados com diaspidideos, exceto as pesquisas com Aspidiotus nerii, realizadas por GUERREIRO et al.
He explained that the CSIs, known as Aspidiotus Destructor Signoret Hemiptera: Daspididae are small parasites which are found on the underside of the coconut leaves and surface of the fruits and petioles.
vnigrum were similar to those of Hippodamia variegata Goeze (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) reared on Dysaphis crataegi Kaltenbach (Hemiptera: Aphididae) (Kontodimas & Stathas 2005) and Rhyzobius lophanthae Blaisdell (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) fed on Aspidiotus nerii Bouche (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) (Stathas 2000), showing that these are characteristics of the family Coccinellidae.