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, Bugwood.org

parasite

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).

synonyms

Insulaspis gloverii.

notes

Important pest in citrus cultivation.

references

Anagnou–Veroniki, Papaioannou–Souliotis, Karanastasi & Giannopolitis (2008a), Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), ScaleNet (2018).

Last modified 24.v.2020