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