Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Saissetia coffeae

Saissetia coffeae (Walker, 1852)

hemispherical scale

parasite

Scales mainly at the underside of the leaves, along the midrib.

host plants

polyphagous

Adiantum capillus-veneris; Annona; Aralia; Asparagus; Asplenium; Citrus; Codiaeum variegatum; Coffea arabica; Cycas revoluta; Cyrtomium falcatum; Dieffenbachia; Ficus benjamina; Hedera; Hibiscus; Kleinia neriifolia; Litchi chinensis; Melia azedarach; Mesembryanthemum cordifolium; Myoporum; Nephrolepis exaltata; Nerium oleander; Olea europaea; Panicum; Persea americana; Polypodium; Psidium guajava; Ricinus communis; Schefflera; Schinus molle; Sedum; Solanum pseudocapsicum; Sonchus congestus; Yucca.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Saissetia hemisphaerica Targioni Tozzetti, 1867.

references

Boertjes, Fransen & Marissen (2003a), Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a), Gómez-Menor Ortega (1965a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a, Łagowska, Golan, Kot ao (2015a), Malumphy & Kahrer (2011a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a), Mazzeo, Suma & Russo (0000a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Sánchez-García & Ben-Dov (2010a), Seljak (2008a, 2010a), Ülgentürk & Toros (1999a).

Last modified 23.x.2021