Uhleria araucariae (Maskell, 1879),

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: 513

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5494888

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FC0D62-C465-FF99-A1F9-AC1CD96620D0

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Uhleria araucariae (Maskell, 1879)
status

 

Uhleria araucariae (Maskell, 1879) 

Borg (1919; 1932) recorded this species (as Eriococcus araucariae  ) as being frequently found on Araucaria excelsa  , and that young trees often succumb to heavy attacks. Hoy (1963) and Kozár et al. (2013) included Malta in the distribution range of this species.

Material examined: GOZO, Kercem, Dawara Valley , 16.iii.1994, 8 ♀♀ on Araucaria excelsa, DM    .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Eriococcidae

Genus

Uhleria