Chionaspis lepineyi Balachowsky, 1928
oak scurfy scale
on Castanea, Quercus
Scales mainly on the branches and the trunk. Female scale pear-shaped, low, grayish white, ± 2 mm long; the exuvia of the previous moults are pale yellow. Adult female, after removal of the test, spindle-shaped, red. Male tests usually in large white patches.
Univoltine; hibernation as matre female.
distribution within Europe
Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1960a), Hellrigl (2004a), Masten Milek, Seljak, Šimala ao (2016a), ScaleNet (2018), Spodek, Ben-Dov & Mendel (2013a).