Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Parthenolecanium pomeranicum

Parthenolecanium pomeranicum (Kawecki, 1954)

yew scale

on Taxus

Parthenolecanium pomeranicum female scale

female scale (from Malumphy ao)

parasite

Post-reproductive females broadly oval, somewhat tapering at both extremities, strongly convex, shiny dark or reddish brown; up to 5 mm long. Adult scales at the branches. Unbivoline, hibernation as second instar larvae on the needles.

host plants

Taxaceae, monophagous

Taxus baccata.

references

Akkuzu, Arslangündoğdu & Selmi (2006a), Ćwierzyk & Dziedzicka (1987a), Dziedzicka (1988a), Gertsson (2016a), Jansen (1999b), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Malumphy (2010a), Malumphy, Halstead & Salisbury (2011a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a, 2010a), Schmutterer & Hoffmann (2003a), Seljak (2010a), Soria, del Estal & Viñuela (1996a), Ülgentürk, Çanakçioğlu & Kaygin (2004a), Ülgentürk & Toros (1999a).

Last modified 26.ii.2020