Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus Green, 1935,

Wu, San-An & Wang, Xubo, 2019, A review species of the genus Ceroplastes (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Coccidae) in China, Zootaxa 4701 (6), pp. 520-536: 530

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4701.6.2

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scientific name

Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus Green, 1935
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Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus Green, 1935 

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Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus Green, Tao et al., 1983: 98  ; Tang, 1991: 299; Wang, 2001: 397.

Material examined. YUNNAN: 9 ♀♀, Qujing , on Fatsia japonica  , 27.iv.2013, coll. Jun Deng, Xubo Wang & Xu Zhang  ; 4 ♀♀, Kunming , on Buxus megistophylla  , 22.iv.2011, coll. Yingjie Zhang  ; 5 ♀♀, Kunming , on Magnolia  sp., 30.iv.2013, coll. Jun Deng & Xubo Wang  ; 1 ♀, Kunming , on Michelia yunnanensis  , 29.iv.2013, coll. Jun Deng & Xubo Wang  ; 1 ♀, Dali , on Magnolia grandiflora  , 29.iv.2013, coll. Xu Zhang  ; 3 ♀♀, Dali , on Persea americana  , 29.iv.2013, coll. Xu Zhang  ; 10 ♀♀, Mengzi , on Manglietia fordiana  , 18.iv.2013, coll. Jun Deng, Xubo Wang & Xu Zhang  ; 8 ♀♀, Weishan , on Buxus sinica  , 14.iv.2013, coll. Jun Deng, Xubo Wang & Xu Zhang  ; 1 ♀, Weishan , on Ficus microcarpa  , 14.iv.2013, coll. Jun Deng, Xubo Wang & Xu Zhang. 

Distribution in China. Guangdong, Taiwan, Yunnan.

Host-plants. Ilex cornut  a ( Aquifoliaceae  ); Fatsia japonica  ( Araliaceae  ); Buxus megistophylla  , B. sinica  ( Buxaceae  ); Bischofia javanica  ( Euphorbiaceae  ); Cinnamomum burmanni  , C. camphora  , Persea americana  ( Lauraceae  ); Magnolia delavayi  , M. grandiflora  , Magnolia  sp., Manglietia fordiana  , Michelia yunnanensis  ( Magnoliaceae  ); Ficus microcarpa  ( Moraceae  ); Cedrus deodara  ( Pinaceae  ); Platanus orientalis  ( Platanaceae  ); Ixora chinensis  ( Rubiaceae  ).

Biology. This species has one generation a year on Buxus megistophylla in Kunming  city, Yunnan Province, and overwinters as adult females or third-instar nymphs. It reproduces parthenogenetically, and feeds on the twigs of its host ( Wang et al. 2006). In southern Taiwan, it has three generations per year and reproduces mainly by parthenogenesis, although adult

males can be found ( Wen & Lee 1986).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Ceroplastes

Loc

Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus Green, 1935

Wu, San-An & Wang, Xubo 2019
2019
Loc

Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus Green, Tao et al., 1983: 98

Wang, T. C. 2001: 397
Tang, F. T. 1991: 299
Tao, C. C. C. & Wong, C. Y. & Chang, Y. C. 1983: 98