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; Albizia; Annona; Aralia; Asparagus; Asplenium nidus; Capsicum annuum; Carex; Chlorophytum comosum; Citrus aurantium; Codiaeum variegatum; Coffea arabica; Cycas revoluta; Cyrtomium falcatum; Dieffenbachia; Ficus benjamina; Hedera; Hibiscus; Hippeastrum; Hoya carnosa; Justicia; Kleinia neriifolia; Lampranthus multiradiatus; Litchi chinensis; Melia azedarach; Mesembryanthemum cordifolium; Myoporum; Myrtus communis; Nephrolepis exaltata; Nerium oleander; Olea europaea; Panicum; Persea americana; Pittosporum; Polypodium; Psidium guajava; Ricinus communis; Schefflera actinophylla; 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), Cebeci̇ & Selmi̇ (2004a), Gómez-Menor Ortega (1965a), Kaydan, Ülgentürk & Erkiliç (2013a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Kozár, Paloukis & Papadopoulos (1991a), Łagowska, Golan, Kot ao (2015a), Malumphy & Kahrer (2011a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a), Mazzeo, Suma & Russo (0000a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), O’Connor, Gertsson & Malumphy (2013a), Sánchez-García & Ben-Dov (2010a), Seljak (2008a, 2010a), Trencheva, Trenchev, Tomov, ao (2012a), Ülgentürk & Toros (1999a).

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