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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Williams and Watson, Stoetzel and Davidson,studied its natural enemies in Maryland. Evans and Prior note that armoured scale insects, particularly in the humid tropics, are subject to periodic and often devastating attacks by highly adapted fungal pathogens. Dry hemiberlesiia favours dispersal and establishment; heavy rain causes high mortality of crawlers.

It hemibdrlesia bisexual in Maryland, USA, where in the female, the first instar lasts for about 14 days and the second instar for weeks, depending on environmental conditions; each female lays eggs, and overwintering is as second instars; and there are two generations per year Stoetzel and Davidson, On macadamia Macadamia spp.

latania scale (Hemiberlesia lataniae)

Institute for Tropical and Subtropical Crops, Larvae Lataniaee first instar, or crawler, is yellowish in colour and is 0. Following introduction of H.


Introduction to new countries is often via importation of infested plant lataniaw, especially ornamental plants. Life history and control of latania scale on avocado.

Hemiberlesia lataniae

The female second instar lasts 2 to 3 weeks before moulting to the adult stage. Host range Hemiberlesia lataniae is a highly polyphagous species that has been recorded from mostly woody hosts belonging to genera in 78 plant families Davidson and Miller, Other useful practices are to reduce dust depositing on the trees from nearby dusty roads, and to prevent ants from gaining access to trees. Heavy infestation can cause dieback of twigs and branches Kosztarab, Other Tropical Fruit Trees and Shrubs.

Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. Following introduction of H. Diaspididae and associated parasitoids in “Niagara” cultivars in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Verma and Dinabandhoo, Gerson U; Zor Y, Gill,says that H. In the past fumigation was used as a quarantine treatment for this pest.

latania scale, Hemiberlesia lataniae (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) –

Foldi,lists it as an economically important pest in France. Heavier scale infestations on cultivar Hass were observed on fruit hanging near the ground, compared to higher up in the tree Steyn, Hemiberlesia lataniae is frequently intercepted at plant quarantine inspection Williams and Watson, According to Ebeling,feeding on fruit by H.


The shield is light-grey, round and convex, the darker juvenile exuviae clearly off-center. Symptoms Top of page The presence of latania scale can be detected on leaves, latanixe, fruit and as pitting on the bark of stems.

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Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. In the USA, H. Coccinellids, such as Rhyzobius lophanthae and Chilocorus sp. This palm was a very popular ornamental plant which was distributed worldwide, carrying the pest with it. New Zealand Journal of Zoology Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies.

Phytosanitary risk According to Burger and Ulenberg,H. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Egypt, Continuing to use www.