Florida Entomologist (2007) 90, 413-414

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J. Scott Blackwood and Paul D. Pratt (2007)
New host and expanded geographic range of stellate scale, Vinsonia stellifera (Hemiptera: Coccidae: Ceroplastinae)
Florida Entomologist 90 (2), 413-414
Abstract: Stellate scale, Vinsonia stellifera , was observed utilizing Melaleuca quinquenervia as a host on New Providence of the Bahamas. This expands the known host and geographic ranges of this polyphagous and widespread scale insect.
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Database assignments for author(s): Paul D. Pratt

Research topic(s) for pests/diseases/weeds:
environment - cropping system/rotation

Pest and/or beneficial records:

Beneficial Pest/Disease/Weed Crop/Product Country Quarant.

Melaleuca quinquenervia (weed) Bahamas
Vinsonia stellifera Bahamas