Florida Entomologist (2007) 90, 392-393

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G.A. Evans and G.S. Hodges (2007)
Duplachionaspis divergens (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), a new exotic pest of sugarcane and other grasses in Florida
Florida Entomologist 90 (2), 392-393
Abstract: Duplachionaspis divergens is established in Florida and has been intercepted in both Alabama and Texas, but its overall economic impact is yet unknown. However, due to its potential as a pest of sugarcane and other grasses, it warrants close observation to ensure that this insect does not become a major pest of grasses in the southeastern United States.
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Database assignments for author(s): Gregory S. Hodges

Research topic(s) for pests/diseases/weeds:
new introduction of pest

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Duplachionaspis divergens U.S.A. (SE)