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soft scale insects of Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae)

Avas B. Hamon

soft scale insects of Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae)

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Published by Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry in Gainesville, Fla. (P.O. Box 1269, Gainesville 32602) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida
    • Subjects:
    • Coccidae -- Florida -- Identification.,
    • Insect pests -- Florida -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Avas B. Hamon and Michael L. Williams.
      SeriesArthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas ;, v. 11, Contribution / Bureau of Entomology ;, no. 600, Contribution (Florida. Bureau of Entomology) ;, no. 600.
      ContributionsWilliams, Michael L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL434 .A75 vol. 11, QL527.C6 .A75 vol. 11
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 194 p. :
      Number of Pages194
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2666908M
      LC Control Number85621691


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The soft scale insects of Florida (Homoptera Coccoidea Coccidae). Summary; Full Description; Loading the Internet Archive Bookreader, please wait Date Issued: Scale insects -- Florida -- Identification Insect pests -- Florida -- Identification Insects -- Identification Insects -- Florida -.

The soft scale insects of Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae) (Arthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas): Books - at: Paperback. A New Exotic Soft Scale Insect on Croton in South Florida (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae) Greg Hodges, @, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry INTRODUCTION: Division of Plant Industry inspector Lynn Howerton collected this new-to-science record on April 9, at a nursery in Marathon (Monroe County), Florida.

Soft Scale Insects is intended to be a further step towards providing comprehensive information on soft scale insects. Four or five decades ago, entomologists embarking on a study on soft scale insects would have encountered a scarcity of general text books or comprehensive treatise of the family, as a starting point for their research.

Soft Scale Insects book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This text presents an soft scale insects of Florida book account of the soft-scale insects, Co.

Florida Wax Scale - Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock. The adult female is covered with a thick layer of soft wax, about 2 to 4 mm in length and 1 to mm in width. Males are unknown in this species.

Florida wax scale is highly convex, somewhat angular, and oval. The color is white, sometimes with a pinkish cast, becoming dirty white with age (Fig 12). Introduction (Back to Top) The Florida wax scale, Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock, is one of the most commonly encountered soft scales throughout the southern United States, where it is a serious pest of citrus and several ornamental plants, like holly.

Figure 1. Adult Florida wax scales, Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock. Therefore consider the list below as a general indicator of the insects, bugs and spiders that may be found in a given state or province.

There are a total of Florida Insects ( Found) in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order (A-to-Z).

You can always go back to the Insects by State Listing. Soft Scale Insects book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book sets out a new reading of the much-neglected philosophy of Ka.

Buy The soft scale insects of Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae) (Arthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas) by Hamon, Avas B (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Soft scale insects of Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae) Gainesville, Fla. (P.O. BoxGainesville ): Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type.

The soft scale insects of Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae) (Arthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas) Avas B Hamon Published by Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry.

Soft Scale Insects is intended to be a further step towards providing comprehensive information on soft scale insects. Four or five decades ago, entomologists embarking on a study on soft scale insects would have encountered a scarcity of general text books or comprehensive treatise of the family, as a starting point for their : Hardcover.

Description: Soft Scale Insects is intended to be a further step towards providing comprehensive information on soft scale insects. Four or five decades ago, entomologists embarking on a study on soft scale insects would have encountered a scarcity of general text books or comprehensive treatise of the family, as a starting point for their.

Finally, ants farm soft scale insects. Honeydew, the sticky, sweet secretion that soft scales exude, is a favorite food of some species of ants. Honeydew, the sticky, sweet secretion that soft scales exude, is a favorite food of some species of ants.

Scale insects are small insects of the order Hemiptera, suborder Sternorrhyncha. Of dramatically variable appearance and extreme sexual dimorphism, they comprise the superfamily Coccoidea. Adult females typically have soft bodies and no limbs, and are concealed underneath domed scales, extruding quantities of wax for protection.

Some species are hermaphroditic, with a combined ovotestis instead Class: Insecta. Species such as the brown soft scale, Florida wax scale, Mediterranean black scale, hemispherical scale, European fruit lecanium, and nigra scale are serious pests not only outdoors, but also in greenhouses and internal landscape environments.

Soft scales occur. The tessellated scale, Eucalymnatus tessellatus (Signoret), is a soft scale (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) that is believed to be native to South America. This species may be a pest in greenhouses, commercial nurseries, and in the south Florida landscape (Dekle ).

Soft scale feed directly from the vascular systems of host plants, which can quickly result in a plant that looks like it’s not feeling so hot. Drought stress can speed up the plant’s decline, since it’s fighting these soft scale insects for liquids.

One of the most distinguishing features in determining soft scale versus armored scale. Hamon AB, Williams ML. () The soft scale insects of Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae).

Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas. Florida Deptartment of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, Gainesville, pp; Hardy NB.

() The status and future of scale insect (Coccoidea) by: 6. Soft scale. Soft scale is a very widespread and common scale insect attacking a wide variety of garden and glasshouse plants.

It is a flat, oval pale yellow/brown insect usually found near the midribs of leaves and on stems and produces large amounts of honeydew. Scale Insect (Soft Scale) Description There are two distinct groups of scale insects - soft scale and hard scale. The most commonly found soft scales are Coccus hesperidum - the adults are mm long, green to brown in colour, oval- shaped and appear slightly flattened, and Saisettia coffeae - the adults are 5mm or longer in length, deep brown.

Tea scale insects appear as a slightly fuzzy white and brown coating on the underside of the leaves. They are the primary insect pest of camellias and. Identify a scale. There are four keys to identify slide-mounted adult females: one for scale families, one for mealybugs and similar scales, one for soft scales, and one for pest species in other families.

A separate key for armored scales is also available. Use one of the keys». Soft scales and certain other types feed on phloem sap and excrete abundant, sticky honeydew, which drips on plants and surfaces underneath and promotes the growth of blackish sooty mold.

Soft scales include black scale, brown soft scale, Kuno scale, lecanium scales, and tuliptree scale. Scale. Some of the soft scale insects include Caribbean Black Scale (Saisseta neglecta), Brown Soft Scale (Coccus hesperidium), Cottony Cushion Scale, (Icerya purchasi) and Florida Wax Scale (Ceroplastes floridensis).

Luckily the only scale from this list that I have had to deal with is the Brown Soft Scale and the Cottony Cushion Scale. Armored and soft scales are very common in Florida Keys landscapes. These insects damage many ornamental plants by sucking out the fluids. Indications of possible scale infestation include the presence of sooty mold (review Florida Keys Landscape Advisor article “What is that Black Stuff on my plant leaves?”) or ants, lack of new growth, stippling (small yellow spots) or chlorotic.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Protopulvinaria pyriformis, commonly known as the pyriform scale, is a species of soft scale insect in the family Coccidae. It is a pest of avocado and is found in many countries around the world where avocados grow. scale insects in the state of Florida, a range of products have been listed by Buss and Turner ().

Field Key The general descriptions of the scale insects in the following key is largely based on Hamon and Williams () and Dekle (). Insect body protected by tough cover or armor (oysterlike) that can be lifted andFile Size: KB. The Soft Scale Insects of Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae) Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas, 11, Florida Department of Agriculture & Cited by: 4.

Purchase Soft Scale Insects, Volume 7A - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNFree 2-day shipping. Buy Soft Scale Insects - eBook at Several varieties of scale insects can attack frangipani plants, including Florida red scale, snow scale and several other armored and soft scale species.

Most types of scales suck out plant. Soft Scale Insects is intended to be a further step towards providing comprehensive information on soft scale insects. Four or five decades ago, entomologists embarking on a study on soft scale insects would have encountered a scarcity of general text books or comprehensive treatise of the family, as a starting point for their : Yair Ben-Dov.

Hongwen HUANG, in Kiwifruit, Scale insects. The scale insects damaging kiwifruit are cosmopolitan insect pests found on a wide variety of plants and crops such as tea, mulberry, citrus, and many other woody plants, and their occurrence is closely related to the surrounding environment.

So far, 13 scales have been found on kiwifruit, including white peach scale (Pseudaulacaspis. man) a fir scale insect useful to apiculture in Greece.

Entomolooia Hellenica 6: 1 1— Stauffer, S. and M. Rose. Biological con- trol of soft scale insects in interior plantscapes in the USA, pp.

Ben-Dov, Y and C. Hodgson, eds. Soft Scale Insects—Their Biology, and the Memoirs. Services. morphology Department. Cottony camellia scales, Pulvinaria floccifera, are cream to tan, elongate oval, and relatively are also called cottony taxus scales as this scale is a fairly common pest of yew.

Young females have a dark stripe down the middle and mottling at the sides. Coccid scale is commonly known as soft scale, and is more widespread. As it is the more common scale, this article will discuss soft scale on plants, as well as coccid scale control. What are Coccid Scales. Though it is sometimes confused with a plant disease or fungus, soft scale on plants is actually an insect infestation.

White wax scale. Also known as waxy scale, this type of scale is known to be ‘soft scale’. They are easier to see due to their build up of natural coating around them, which makes them harder to treat. For the smaller, ‘hard scale’, click HERE. Soft scale females are elongated – measuring millimeters – oval and sometimes flattened with a waxy covering.

This covering is attached tightly to the insect’s body, not the plant. Antenna, legs and mouthparts are not visible from above, but if the insects are flipped over, these body parts can be seen with a microscope.Soft Bugs Order Hemiptera, Suborder Sternorrhyncha This page contains pictures and information about Soft Bugs (Suborder Sternorrhyncha) that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, soft body bugs suborder includes jumping plant lice, lerp insects, aphids, mealy bugs and scale insects.