Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Parthenolecanium persicae

Parthenolecanium persicae (Fabricius, 1776)

european peach scale

on deciduous trees

Parthenolecanium persicae

© Lesley Ingram, Bugwood.org

parasite

Female scales 5-10 mm long, relatively slender.

host plants

polyphagous

Acer campestre; Cercis siliquastrum; Clematis vitalba; Flueggea tinctoria; Fraxinus; Ginkgo biloba; Malus; Mespilus; Morus; Pistacia; Prunus persica; Pyrus; Ribes; Vaccinium corymbosum; Viburnum tinus; Vitis vinifera.

phenology

Univoltine; hibernation as 2nd instar larva.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

synonyms

Coccus, Eulecanium, persicae.

references

Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanastasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), Gertsson (2016a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1948a, 1960), Hellrigl (2004a), Hoffmann (2002a), Jansen (2009a), Masten Milek, Šimala, Pintar & Markotić (0000a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Schmutterer & Hoffmann (2003a), Seljak (2010a), Şi̇şman & Ülgentürk (2010a), Stathas, Eliopoulos, Bouras, ao (2003a), Ülgentürk & Toros (1999a).

Last modified 8.x.2020