Aspidiotus nerii Bouché,1833

oleander sclale

extremely polyphagous

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; Agave americana; Arbutus unedo; Aristolochia baetica; Asparagus horridus, setaceus; Aspidistra elatior; Aucuba japonica; Calicotome villosa; Capparis spinosa; Cascabela thevetia; Cedrus libani; Ceratonia siliqua; Chamaerops humilis; Cistus ladanifer; Convolvulus; Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca; Cycas revoluta; Daphne gnidium; Datura; Dracaena draco; Erica multiflora; Eucalyptus; Euonymus; Euphorbia; Flueggea tinctoria; Globularia alypum; Halimium lasianthum; Hedera helix; Helianthemum; Howea belmoreana; Iris unguiculata subsp. cretensis; Juniperus phoenicea; Laurus nobilis; Ligustrum; Magnolia grandiflora; Malva multiflora, sylvestris; Maytenus senegalensis; Melia azedarach; Morus; Myoporum pictum; Nerium oleander; Nicotiana glauca; Olea europaea; Osyris lanceolata; Petrocoptis lagascae; Phoenix canariensis; Picea abies; Pistacia lentiscus; Pittosporum tobira; Rosmarinus officinalisSalvia officinalis; Sedum; Solanum linnaeanum; Strelitzia; Taxus baccata; Teucrium flavum, polium, scorodonia; Ulex europaeus; Ulex europaeus; Vitis; 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), Bugila (2006a), Dauphin & Aniotsbehere (1997a), Ελένης (2007a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1957a, 1959a, 1960a, 1965a), Hellrigl (2004a), Houard (1909a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), 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), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Pellizzari, Porcelli, Seljak & Kozár (2011a), Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Umaran (2015a), Podsiadło (2006a), ScaleNet, Seljak (2010a), Şi̇şman & Ülgentürk (2010a), Soria, del Estal & Viñuela (1996a), Ülgentürk, Çanakçioğlu & Kaygin (2004a).

mod 19.ii.2019