Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Lepidosaphes juniperi

Lepidosaphes juniperi (Lindinger, 1912)

juniper comma scale

on Cupressaceae, Pinaceae

parasite

Scales on the needles. Scales small, narrow, slender, brown.

host plants

Cupressaceae, Pinaceae, restricted polyphagous

Cedrus libani; Cupressus arizonica, sempervirens; Juniperus excelsa; oxycedrus; Pinus brutia, nigra & subsp. pallasiana; Platycladus orientalis; Tetraclinis articulata; Thuja occidentalis.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

references

Akkuzu, Arslangündoğdu & Selmi (2006a), Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Gómez-Menor Ortega (1965a), Hellrigl (2004a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), ScaleNet (2018), Ülgentürk, Çanakçioğlu & Kaygin (2004a).

Last modified 4.i.2019