Journal of Insect Science (2008) 8 (17), 1-6

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M.P. Culik, D.S. Martins, J.A. Ventura and V.S. Wolff (2008)
Diaspididae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of Espírito Santo, Brazil
Journal of Insect Science 8 (17), 1-6
Abstract: Twenty-seven species of armored scale insects (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) are newly recorded from Espírito Santo, Brazil, and information on the host plants and geographic distribution of the 31 species of Diaspididae that have been identified in the State is provided. New plant host records are reported for 11 of the diaspidid species studied and results are discussed with respect to development of agriculture in this and similar areas with objectives of modernization and diversification.
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Beneficial Pest/Disease/Weed Crop/Product Country Quarant.

Unaspis citri Citrus (genus) Brazil (south)
Aspidiotus nerii Rosa (crop) Brazil (south)
Pseudaulacaspis pentagona Passionfruit (Passiflora) Brazil (south)
Chrysomphalus dictyospermi Ficus (crop) Brazil (south)
Aspidiotus destructor Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Brazil (south)
Chrysomphalus aonidum Dracaena (crop) Brazil (south)
Selenaspidus articulatus Citrus (genus) Brazil (south)
Selenaspidus articulatus Passionfruit (Passiflora) Brazil (south)
Selenaspidus articulatus Ligustrum (crop) Brazil (south)
Parlatoria pergandii Ficus (crop) Brazil (south)
Parlatoria proteus Brazil (south)
Abgrallaspis cyanophylli Grapevine (Vitis) Brazil (south)
Abgrallaspis cyanophylli Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Brazil (south)
Hemiberlesia lataniae Melia (crop) Brazil (south)
Hemiberlesia palmae Citrus (genus) Brazil (south)
Pinnaspis aspidistrae Citrus (genus) Brazil (south)
Ischnaspis longirostris Brazil (south)
Pinnaspis strachani Citrus (genus) Brazil (south)
Pinnaspis strachani Mango (Mangifera indica) Brazil (south)
Pinnaspis strachani Breadfruit/jackfruit (Artocarpus) Brazil (south)
Diaspidiotus ancylus Guava (Psidium) Brazil (south)
Pseudaonidia trilobitiformis Laurel (Laurus nobilis) Brazil (south)
Pseudaonidia trilobitiformis Nerium (crop) Brazil (south)
Aulacaspis tubercularis Mango (Mangifera indica) Brazil (south)
Parlatoria cinerea Citrus (genus) Brazil (south)
Fiorinia fioriniae Laurel (Laurus nobilis) Brazil (south)
Pseudischnaspis bowreyi Brazil (south)
Pseudoparlatoria parlatorioides Brazil (south)
Diaspis boisduvalii Pineapple (Ananas comosus) Brazil (south)
Aonidiella comperei Papaya (Carica papaya) Brazil (south)
Odonaspis ruthae Citrus (genus) Brazil (south)
Pinnaspis buxi Cordyline (crop) Brazil (south)
Diaspis bromeliae Pineapple (Ananas comosus) Brazil (south)
Melanaspis smilacis Pineapple (Ananas comosus) Brazil (south)