Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Aulacaspis yasumatsui

Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi, 1977

Asian cycad scale

on Cycas


The scales resemble those of Aulacaspis rosae but they are whiter and more mussel-like in shape, with a light yellow to white exuvium. Under the shield the body is not reddish brown, as in rosae, but orange,

host plants

Cycadaceae, oligophagous

Cycas revoluta.

In the tropics on several nore related genera.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).


Łagowska, Golan, Kot ao (2015a), Masten Milek, Šimala & Novak (2008a), Seljak (2010a).

Last modified 9.ii.2019