Diaspididae


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Noun1.Diaspididae - armored scales
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Coccoidea, superfamily Coccoidea - scale insects and mealybugs
armored scale - insect having a firm covering of wax especially in the female
Aspidiotus, genus Aspidiotus - a genus of Diaspididae
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Navasero, Scientist II from the National Crop Protection Center of UPLB, is notable for his achievements during the period for his upgrading (2013-2015), which included the discovery and use of Comperiella calaunica (Hymenoptera: Encytridae), an efficient biological control agent and specific parasitoid, that contributed to the cessation of outbreak of invasive cocolisap Aspidiotus Rigidus Reyne (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), elucidate the chemical bases of repellency of some plants to some major pests of rice and eggplant, and assessment of potential impact of Bacillus thuringiensis eggplant, the first insecticide-protected plant being developed in the country, on nontarget arthropods.
lagerstroemiae, but 54 d for Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) (Erkilic & Uygun 1997), 65 d for Hemiberlesia rapax (Comstock) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) (Blank et al.
Influence of plant community structure on natural enemies of pine needle scale (Homoptera: Diaspididae) in urban landscapes.
El genero Metaphycus Mercet (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) tiene mas de 200 especies en la Region Neotropical (Noyes, 2004) y es un grupo de avispitas mayoritariamente endoparasitoides primarios de escamas (Hemiptera: Coccidae: Diaspididae)(Myartseva & Ruiz-Cancino, 2010).
Arpaia, "Evaluation of a high-pressure washer for postharvest removal of California red scale (Homoptera: Diaspididae) from citrus fruit," Journal of Economic Entomology, vol.
Parasitism of the scale insect, Fiorinia externa (Homoptera: Diaspididae), by Aspidiotiphagus citrinus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in a hemlock forest: density dependence Environ.
Se les conoce comunmente como escamas de fieltro (Eriococcidae), escamas armadas (Diaspididae), escamas blandas (Coccidae), piojo acanalado de los invernaderos (Orthezidae) o piojos harinosos (Pseudococcidae), y la mayoria produce algun tipo de secrecion cerosa que cubre el cuerpo, ya sea como una estructura separada o como una secrecion que se adhiere a la cuticula (Solis, 1993; MacGregor y Gutierrez, 1983; Miller y Davidson, 2005).