Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Sphaerolecanium prunastri

Sphaerolecanium prunastri (Boyer de Fonscolombe, 1834)

globose scale

mainly on Prunus

Sphaerolecanium prunastri

female scales and, at right, a male scale (from Gomez-Menor Ortega, 1960a)

parasite

Scales on the young branches. Female scales almost globular, from young yellow to blackish purple.

host plants

Rosaceae, ± monophagous

Malus, Prunus armeniaca, cerasifera, domestica & subsp. insititia, persica, serrulata, spinosa.

But also Ficus carica; Flueggea tinctoria.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

references

Ćwierzyk & Dziedzicka (1987a), Dziedzicka (1988a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1960a), Hoffmann (2002a), Japoshvili & Karaca (2002a), Koteja & Żak-Ogaza (1966a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Kozár & Ostafichuk (1987a), Malumphy & Andersen (2016a), Pellizzari, Porcelli, Seljak & Kozár (2011a), ScaleNet (2018), Schmutterer & Hoffmann (2003a), Seljak (2010a), Ülgentürk & Toros (1999a), Żak-Ogaza & Koteja (1964a).

Last modified 8.x.2020