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.
Agistemus exsertus Gonzalez (Acari: Stigmaeidae) as a predator of two scale insects of the family Diaspididae (Homoptera: Diaspididae).
zapota, these are namely Hemiberlesia lataniae (Signoret, 1869), Howardia biclavis (Comstock, 1883) (Diaspididae), Coccus viridis (Green, 1889), Saissetia coffeae (Walker, 1852) (Coccidae) and Crypticerya abrahami (Newstead, 1917) (Monophlebidae) (Fig.
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).
In Cuba, the Coccidae, with 31 recorded species, represents the third most species-rich family of scale insects after the Diaspididae with 75 spp.
TOXICITY OF INSECTICIDES ON WHITE SCALE (Aulacaspis tubercularis Newstead) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) OF MANGO (Mangifera indica L.)
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).