Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceroplastes floridensis

Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock, 1881

florida wax scale

on woody plants

Ceroplastes floridensis

young and full-grown female scales © Chazz Hesselein, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Bugwood.org

parasite

Scales on the leaves and branches.

host plants

polyphagous

Cedrus deodara; Citrus reticulata; Cydonia oblonga; Eriobotrya japonica; Ficus microcarpa; Laurus nobilis; Nerium oleander; Pistacia lentiscus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

predators

Epidoplosis filifera.

references

Fetykó & Kozár (2012a), Gagné & Jaschhof (2021a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Pellizzari, Porcelli, Seljak & Kozár (2011a), Şi̇şman & Ülgentürk (2010a), Ülgentürk, Şahi̇n, Ayhan, ao (2012b), Szita, Fetykó, Konczné Benedicty, ao (2017a).

Last modified 26.x.2021