Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (Curtis, 1843),

Mifsud, David, Mazzeo, Gaetana, Russo, Agatino & Watson, Gillian W., 2014, The scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the Maltese Archipelago, Zootaxa 3866 (4), pp. 499-525: 508

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3866.4.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:362D4DC7-7505-42C1-B438-9B195B48125C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC0D62-C462-FF9E-A1F9-A8D7DF7E238A

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (Curtis, 1843)
status

 

Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (Curtis, 1843) 

Recorded by Borg (1932) (as Aspidiotus ostraeformis  ) as common on Populus alba  , Morus papyrifera  , M. alba  , M. nigra  , Crataegus oxyacantha  , C. azalorus  , Ficus carica  , F.elastica  , F. dealbata  , Acacia cyanophylla  , A. saligna  , A. eburnean  and Wigandia caracasana  . Saliba (1963) recorded this scale as occasional on fig and mulberry. No Maltese specimens have been seen during the present work.