Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Icerya purchasi

Icerya purchasi Maskell, 1879

cottony cushion scale, fluted scale

Icerya purchasi

females with ovisacs © Lesley Ingram, Bugwood.org

parasite

Scales at the branches.

host plants

polyphagous

Acacia dealbata, saligna; Antigonon leptopus; Arisarum vulgare; Artemisia vulgaris; Begonia; Buxus sempervirens; Caesalpinia sappan; Camellia japonica; Choisya ternata; Citrus aurantium, limon, x microsperma, mitis, paradisi, reticulata, sinensis; Cytisus; Daphne; Elaeagnus; Euphorbia; Ficus carica; Genista monspessulana; Hedera helix; Juncus; Juniperus phoenicea; Laburnum; Laurus nobilis; Leucospermum; Medicago arborea; Morus; Myoporum pictum; Nerium oleander; Nicotiana; Parietaria officinalis; Parthenocissus inserta; Pelargonium; Pistacia lentiscus; Pittosporum tobira; Plocama pendula; Prunus; Psidium guajava; Pyrus communis; Quercus; Robinia pseudoacacia; Rosa gallica; Rosmarinus officinalis; Salvia officinalis; Senecio; Sonchus tenerrimus; Spartium junceum; Spiraea; Syringa; Tamarix gallica; Ulex.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

synonyms

Perycerya purchasi.

references

Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a), Gómez-Menor Ortega (1948a, 1957a, 1960a, 1965a), Grafton-Cardwell (2002a), Hellrigl (2004a), Kollár, Bakay & Pástor (2016a), Kozár, Guignard, Bachmann ao (1994a), Łagowska, Golan, Kot ao (2015a), Malumphy (2010a) , Masten Milek, Šimala, Pintar & Markotić (2017a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Pellizzari, Porcelli, Seljak & Kozár (2011a), Pérez Hidalgo, Mier Durante & Umaran (2015a), Salisbury & Malumphy (2017a), Seljak (2010a), Şi̇şman & Ülgentürk (2010a), Szita, Fetykó, Konczné Benedicty, ao (2017a), Watson & Malumphy (2004a).

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