Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lepidosaphes gloverii

Lepidosaphes gloverii (Packard, 1869)

glover scale

on Citrus, etc.

Lepidosaphes gloverii: female scale

© D.R. Miller,


Scales on all above-ground parts of the plant.

host plants

Rutaceae, etc.

Citrus aurantium, limon, sinensium.

Often transgressing on e.g. Euonymus japonicus; Phoenix.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).


Insulaspis gloverii.


Important pest in citrus cultivation.


Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanastasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Çalişkan Keçe & Ulusoy (2017a), Kaydan, Ülgentürk & Erkiliç (2013a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), ScaleNet (2018), Yaşar (2020a).

Last modified 13.i.2024