Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Ceroplastes rusci

Ceroplastes rusci (Linnaeus, 1758)

fig wax scale

on shrubs

fig wax scale

© Jeffrey W. Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org

parasite

Scales on the branches.

host plants

polyphagous

Acacia saligna; Annona cherimola; Camellia japonica; Chamaerops humilis; Citrus limon, sinensis; Crataegus; Ficus carica, microcarpa, rubiginosa; Morus; Myrtus communis; Nerium oleander; Pistacia lentiscus, terebinthus; Pittosporum; Platanus orientalis; Punica granatum; Pyrus; Rhododendron molle; Schinus molle.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

references

Fetykó & Kozár (2012a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1948a, 1960a), Hellrigl (2004a), Łagowska, Golan, Kot ao (2015a), Masten-Milek, Seljak & Šimala (2006a), Masten Milek, Šimala & Markotić (2014a), Mifsud, Falzon, Malumphy, de Lillo, Vovlas & Porcelli (2012a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Pellizzari, Porcelli, Seljak & Kozár (2011a), Pellizzari, Rainato & Stathas (2010a), Şi̇şman & Ülgentürk (2010a).

Last modified 15.ix.2021