Green coffee scale, which has recently established in Western Australia, is considered to be an important pest of citrus and other fruit production. Green coffee. Coccus viridis was also reported as a pest in India at the end of the nineteenth century and has continued to cause problems for coffee growers, particularly in. Authors Ronald F. L. Mau, Extension Entomologist Jayma L. Martin Kessing, Educational Specialist Department of Entomology Honolulu.

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Eggs hatch in anything between a few minutes and a few hours. She usually chooses the underside of a leaf and adult scales may often be seen in a line on both sides of the midrib and beside the lateral veins. Thought to coccuz of Brazilian origin the green scale is presently cosmopolitan in distribution throughout the Tropics except for Australia.

First report of scale insects as pests of Kangra tea in Himachal Pradesh, India.

Like most websites we use cookies. Schildlaus, Gruene Kaffee- Netherlands: In Biological Pest Control: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Some adults were observed by Fredrick to complete egg deposition in eight days, and others deposited eggs over a day period. Close Find out more. Please consider upgrading your browser viridia the latest version or installing a new browser.


Management Back to Top Chemical control: They usually remain in this same spot unless their position becomes unfavorable. Chemical control is possible indirectly by controlling ants by banding the tree stump. Males have not been recorded for this species so the populations are composed entirely of females.

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Ants coccud the green scales from voccus beetles and other predators. This keeps the attending ants away and allows natural enemies to clean up the infestation. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Viridosparasites Aphelinidae: Occas Pap Entomol Scale insects of Florida. The relationship between Pheidole ants and Coccus viridis in Hawaii is mutualistic [10]. All plant material going into the greenhouse should be thoroughly inspected for scales and other insects before being introduced Copland and Ibrahim Infestation of green scale, Coccus viridis Greenshowing the typical arrangement in a line along the mid-rib and lateral views.

The newly hatched crawlers wander off to coccs somewhere suitable to settle on a leaf or near the tip of a green shoot. Green scale is transported to new areas on infected plants. Accumulations of sooty mold cause the infested plant to be unsightly. Click here for a Catalog. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Adult scales are 2. Continuing to use www. The host range includes vegetable, fruit and ornamental crops as well as many native plants [7].


Coccus viridis Green, Coccus viridis Scientific classification Kingdom: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. The green viirdis is often associated with ants.

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The nymphs are a flattish oval shape, yellowish green, with six short legs. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

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biridis This page was last edited on 10 Julyat The front end is rounded while the rear end has a distinctive groove. Photograph by University of Florida. The Division of Plant Industry has recorded green scale on hosts in Florida since Economically important crops include Anthuriumatemoyaavocadocacaocelerycherimoyacoffeecustard appleflowering gingerguava xoccus, limeMacadamiaorangeorchidPlumeria and sugar apple. Coccus viridis also is similar to C. Knowledge Bank home Change location.

Formicidae with Biological Control of Coccus viridis Homoptera: Malumphy C; Treseder K, Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in clccus summary table is based on all the information available.