Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Parlatoria pergandii

Parlatoria pergandii Comstick, 1881

chaff scale

polyphagous on trees and shrubs

Parlatoria pergandii: female scale

© Charles Olsen, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org

parasite

Scales on all parts of the plant.

host plants

Aucuba japonica; Berberis thunbergii; Camellia; Ceratonia siliqua; Citrus aurantium, limon, sinensis, reticulata; Euonymus europaeus, japonicus; Hibiscus; Hoya carnosa; Jasminum; Laurus nobilis; Ligustrum vulgare; Malus sylvestris; Phoenix canariensis; Pistacia lentiscus; Pyracantha coccinea; Ruscus aculeatus; Viburnum tinus.

phenology

Bivoltine.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2018).

synonyms

Parlatoria pergandei.

notes

Probably originating from China.

references

Blay Goicoechea (1992a), Bugila (2006a), Çalişkan Keçe & Ulusoy (2017a), Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a), Gómez-Menor Ortega (1957a, 1965a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Łagowska, Golan, Kot ao (2015a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Podsiadło (2006a).

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