Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis

Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (Curtis, 1843)

yellow plum scale

polyphagous on woody plants

Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis: female scale

female scale (from Allen & Malumphy)

parasite

Female scale circular, dark grey to black, exuviae subcentral, orange-yellow; diameter up to 1.9 mm; body under the scale orange.

host plants

Acacia karroo, saligna; Aesculus hippocastanum; Alnus incana, rubra; Betula pendula; Broussonetia papyrifera; Carpinus; Corylus avellana; Crataegus azarolus, rhipidophylla; Ficus carica, elastica; Fraxinus excelsior; Ligustrum; Malus pumila, sylvestris; Morus alba, nigra; Platanus occidentalis; Populus alba, nigra, tremula; Prunus avium, cerasus, domestica, glandulosa, persica, spinosa; Pyrus communis; Quercus; Ribes nigrum; Salix caprea; Sorbus aucuparia; Syringa vulgaris; Tilia cordata, platyphyllos; Ulmus; Wigandia caracasana.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2019).

synonyms

Quadraspidiotus ostreaeformis.

references

Allen & Malumphy (0000a), Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Bugila (2006a), Buhr (1964b), Ćwierzyk & Dziedzicka (1987a), Dziedzicka (1988a), Fetykó (2014a), Gomez-Menor Ortega (1957a), Hellrigl (2004a), Jansen (1999b), Japoshvili & Karaca (2002a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Malumphy (2010a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2010a), Masten Milek, Seljak, Šimala ao (2016a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Podsiadło (2006a), Roskam (2019a), Schmutterer & Hoffmann (2003a), Seljak (2010a), Tomasi (2014a), Żak-Ogaza & Koteja (1964a).

Last modified 26.ii.2020