Aspidiotus (Hemiberlesia) cydoniae Cockerell i: change of combination; Aspidiotus (Aspidiotus) lataniae Cockerell i: change of combination. Citation: MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory () Latania Scale ( Hemiberlesia lataniae) Updated on 4/9/ AM Available. Hemiberlesia lataniae — Overview. Latania Scale Map of Hemiberlesia lataniae. Aspidiotus Explore what EOL knows about Hemiberlesia lataniae.

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The pygidium bears a single pair of strong, converging median lobeseach with an external notch, the other lobes reduced to unsclerotized points. Pygidium with large median lobes close together, almost touching; second and third lobes very reduced, unsclerotized HEMLAM2. For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: Hosts include species of: This palm was a very popular ornamental plant which was distributed worldwide, carrying the pest with it.

The misuse of broad-spectrum insecticides for the control of stink bugs on macadamia can also cause a population build up of H. The Armoured Scales Diaspididae.

California Avocado Society Yearbook However, this will only occur where ants do not disturb the balance of natural enemies and pesticides are not applied indiscriminately. The anus is larger than the median lobes, its diameter roughly equal to the distance from them. Scale presence on fruit reduces their market value, and when the pests feed near the calyx, protuberances grow from the rind into the pulp.


Chu and Wood, ; Nagarkatti and Sankaran, Viscaceae with description of three new species: Argyriou, ; Danzig and Pellizari, In the USA, H. Stoetzel and Davidson,studied its natural enemies in Maryland. Diaspididae of the World 2. Danzig E; Pellizari G, The predatory mites, Cheletomimus berlesei Cheyletidae and the Hemisarcoptes spp. Latania scale is considered to be a serious pest of avocado in Israel Gill, Following introduction of H.

The shield is light-grey, round and convex, the darker juvenile exuviae clearly off-center.

California Macadamia Society Yearbook, CIE, ; Williams and Greathead, Exuviae are subterminal and yellow Davidson and Miller, Impact Top of page H. The discoloration remains on the mango skin even if the scales are removed by natural enemies or when the fruit is cleaned before packing.

Hemiberlesia lataniae

Comments Hemiberlesia lataniae is one of the commonest cosmopolitan species of Diaspididae Williams and Watson,but its area of origin is unknown Gill, The adult male is a tiny insect with one pair of wings and no mouthparts, and which lives for 24 to 48 hours.


New Zealand Journal hemiberlseia Zoology Datasheet Hemiberlesia lataniae latania scale.

This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible. The occurrence and population fluctuation of the latania scale, Hemiberlesia latanip Signoret on grapevine.

In Egypt, there are three heminerlesia per year El-Minshawy et al. Description Top of page Eggs The eggs are yellow in colour, elongate and 0.

Hemiberlesia lataniae

Exuviae are subcentral and yellow-brown Davidson and Miller, Where natural enemies have been suppressed by misuse of insecticides, scale-infested avocado fruit need to be cleaned before marketing Swaine et al. Dispersal is by the active crawling of the first instar, and passive transport by wind and animal agents, including man. In Australia, a complex of natural enemies was able to suppress H. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 22 3: