Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aspidiotus nerii

Aspidiotus nerii Bouché,1833

oleander scale

extremely polyphagous

Aspidiotus nerii on Nerium oleander

Nerium oleander, Hongarije, Budapest, Hűvösvölgy, 29.viii.2018 © László Érsek: infested plant

Aspidiotus nerii on Nerium oleander

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Aspidiotus nerii on Nerium oleander

infested leaf, underside

Aspidiotus nerii on Nerium oleander

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Aspidiotus nerii: females

female scales

Aspidiotus nerii: females

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Aspidiotus nerii: eggs

young larvae

Aspidiotus nerii: male scale

male scale

Aspidiotus nerii: female scale

female scale © Charles Olsen, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org

parasite

Female scales up to 2 mm; exuvia about central.

host plants

Acacia acinacea, cultriformis, dentifera, longifolia, retinodes, saligna; Adenocarpus foliolosus; Agave americana; Albizia; Aloe; Ampelopsis; Arbutus unedo; Aristolochia baetica, sempervirens; Asparagus acutifolius, densiflorus, horridus, officinalis, setaceus; Aspidistra elatior; Aucuba japonica; Berberis thunbergii; Calicotome spinosa, villosa; Campsis radicans; Campylanthus salsoloides; Canna indica; Capparis spinosa; Carpobrotus acinaciformis; Cascabela thevetia; Catalpa bignonioides; Cedrus libani; Ceratonia siliqua; Cercis siliquastrum; Cereus; Chamaerops humilis; Cistus ladanifer, lasianthus; Citrus limon; Clematis vitalba; Cocos nucifera; Convolvulus floridus; Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca; Cotoneaster horizontalis; Crassula ovata; Cycas revoluta; Cytisus proliferus; Daphne gnidium; Datura; Diospyros lotus; Dracaena draco, fragrans, marginata; Dysphania ambrosioides; Elaeagnus pungens, umbellata; Ephedra; Erica arborea, manipuliflora, multiflora; Eriobotrya japonica; Eucalyptus; Euonymus forunei; Euphorbia; Flueggea tinctoria; Fraxinus angustifolia subsp. oxycarpa; Gazania linearis, rigens; Gleditsia triacanthos; Globularia alypum; Hedera helix; Helianthemum; Howea belmoreana; Ilex; Ipomoea alba; Iris unguiculata subsp. cretensis; Jasminum fruticans, grandiflorum, officinale; Juniperus phoenicea; Laurus nobilis; Ligustrum japonicum, vulgare; Lonicera caprifolium; Maclura pomifera; Magnolia grandiflora; Mahonia aquifolium; Malus domestica; Malva multiflora, sylvestris; Maytenus senegalensis; Melia azedarach; Mesembryanthemum cordifolium; Morus alba; Musa; Myoporum pictum; Nerium oleander; Nicotiana glauca; Olea europaea; Osyris alba, lanceolata; Parkinsonia aculeata; Parthenocissus quinquefolia; Persea americana; Pelargonium grandiflorum; Petrocoptis lagascae; Phillyrea; Phoenix canariensis, dactylifera; Picconia excelsa; Picea abies; Pilea cadierei; Pistacia lentiscus, terebinthus; Pittosporum tobira; Platanus orientalis; Plocama pendula; Punica granatum; Robinia pseudoacacia; Rosa; Rosmarinus officinalis; Ruscus aculeatus; Salvia officinalis; Sambucus nigra; Sedum; Sideroxylon inerme; Smilax aspera; Solanum linnaeanum; Spartium junceum; Strelitzia; Styphnolobium japonicum; Syringa vulgaris; Taxus baccata; Tetraena fontanesii; Teucrium flavum, polium, scorodonia; Thymelaea hirsuta; Ulex europaeus, parviflorus subsp. funkii; Vinca major; Vitis vinifera; Washingtonia robusta; Yucca filamentosa; Zelkova sicula.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Aspidiotus hederae Signoret, 1869.

references

Akkuzu, Arslangündoğdu & Selmi (2006a), Ben-Dov Y & Sánchez-García (2015a), Boertjes, Fransen & Marissen (2003a), Bugila (2006a), Çalişkan Keçe & Ulusoy (2017a), Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Elenis (2007a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1948a, 1957a, 1959a, 1960a, 1965a), Haber & Mifsud (2007a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1909a), Kaydan, Ülgentürk & Erkiliç (2013a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Kozár & Ostafichuk (1987a), Kozár, Paloukis & Papadopoulos (1991a), Łagowska, Golan, Kot ao (2015a), Malumphy & Kahrer (2011a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a), Mansour, Mkaouar, Grissa Lebdi ao (2011a), Masten Milek, Šimala, Pintar & Markotić (2017a), Mazzeo, Nucifora, Russo ao (2016a), Mazzeo, Suma & Russo (0000a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), O’Connor, Gertsson & Malumphy (2013a), Pellizzari, Porcelli, Seljak & Kozár (2011a), Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Umaran (2015a), Podsiadło (2006a), ScaleNet, Seljak (2010a), Şi̇şman & Ülgentürk (2010a), Soria, del Estal & Viñuela (1996a), Szita, Fetykó, Konczné Benedicty, ao (2017a), Tavares (1905a), Trencheva, Trenchev, Tomov, ao (2012a), Ülgentürk, Çanakçioğlu & Kaygin (2004a), Ülgentürk & Dokuyucu (2019a), Yaşar (2020a).

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