Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceroplastes japonicus

Ceroplastes japonicus Green, 1921

japanese wax scale, tortoise wax scale

on woody plants

Ceroplastes japonicus

© Scott Yollis, Bugwood.org: female scales (young)

parasite

Scales mainly on the shoots.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer pseudoplatanus; Actinidia chinensis; Aralia; Aucuba japonica; Chaenomeles japonica; Citrus limon, reticulata, trifoliata; Diospyros kaki; Eriobotrya japonica; Euonymus japonicus; Hedera helix; Ilex aquifolium; Laurus nobilis; Magnolia grandiflora; Malus domestica; Morus nigra; Prunus armeniaca, avium; Pyracantha coccinea; Pyrus communis; Salix caprea; Taxus baccata; Ziziphus jujuba.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Braggion (2013a), Fetykó (2014a), Fetykó & Kozár (2012a), Lazarevska, Naceski & Krsteska (2017a), Masten-Milek, Seljak & Šimala (2006a), Masten Milek, Šimala, Pintar & Markotić (2017a), Mazzeo, Longo, Pellizzari, ao (2014a), Seljak (2008a, 2010a).

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