Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Matsucoccus josephi

Matsucoccus josephi Bodenheiemer & Harpaz, 1955

israel pine bast scale

on Pinus


Contrary to M. feytaudi , this species has five or six generations per year.

host plants

Pinaceae, narrowly monophagous

Pinus brutia, halepensis.

distribution within Europe

Crete, Cyprus, Turkey, and further to the east.


Akkuzu, Arslangündoğdu & Selmi (2006a), Fordi (2004a), Ülgentürk, Evren, Ayhan ao (2012a).

Last modified 10.xii.2018