Aspidiotus (Hemiberlesia) cydoniae Cockerell i: change of combination; Aspidiotus (Aspidiotus) lataniae Cockerell i: change of combination. Citation: MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory () Latania Scale ( Hemiberlesia lataniae) Updated on 4/9/ AM Available. Hemiberlesia lataniae — Overview. Latania Scale Map of Hemiberlesia lataniae. Aspidiotus Explore what EOL knows about Hemiberlesia lataniae.

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Persistence of the predatory mite, Hemisarcoptes coccophagus Meyer Hemisarcoptidaeon low populations of Hemiberlesia lataniae Signoret Diaspididae in New Zealand. Dentifibula obtusilobae is a cecidomyiid predator of the latania scale. Releases and recoveries of Chilocorus spp. The vulva is located between the posterior cluster of perivulvar poresof which there are about 10 on either side.

Hemiberlesia lataniae

Exuviae are subterminal and yellow Davidson and Miller, Journal of Environmental Horticulture, 19 1: Hemisarcoptidae in kiwifruit orchards: Stoetzel and Hmiberlesia,studied its natural enemies in Maryland. Signoret, Diagnosis In life, scale cover of adult female 1.

Symptoms The presence of H. It is common on tea in Sri Lanka Muraleedharan,infesting the stem, branches and leaves, making the bushes weak and unproductive; persistent attacks may kill pruned bushes Chua and Wood, Diaspididae of avocado trees in Israel.

However, this lataaniae only occur where ants do not disturb the balance of natural enemies and pesticides are not applied indiscriminately. Egyptian Academy Journal of Biological Sciemces 4: Infested mango fruit turn pale green or yellow where the scales feed.


Dry weather favours dispersal and establishment; heavy rain causes high mortality of crawlers. Go to distribution map In the USA, H.

Hemiberlesia lataniae

No males are known. Like most websites we use cookies. Heavy infestation can cause dieback of twigs and branches Kosztarab, Detection and inspection methods Inspect the stem, branches, leaves and fruit for the presence of greyish or brownish scale covers up to 2 mm long.

CIE, ; Nagarkatti and Sankaran, Coccinellidae and Hemisarcoptes spp. Removal of scales from trunks and branches by scrubbing. Foldi,lists it as an economically important pest in France. Dispersal is by the active hemiberldsia of the first instar, and passive transport by wind and animal agents, including man.

The occurrence and population fluctuation of the latania scale, Hemiberlesia latanip Signoret on grapevine. Releases and recoveries of Chilocorus spp.

The latania scale is attacked by a suite of natural enemies. The armoured scale insects of Ohio Homoptera: Diaspididae aerial invasion into kiwifruit orchards from adjacent host plants. Nagarkatti hmeiberlesia Sankaran, If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use. Introduction of armoured scale predators and establishment of the predatory mite Hemisarcoptes coccophagus Acari: These include several parasitoids of the families AphelinidaeEncyrtidae and Signiphoridae.


On leaves they are grey to white in colour, circular and convex; on stems, they are brown and slightly convex. If present, male scale cover elongate oval with yellow subterminal exuviae, smaller and sometimes paler than that of female.

Quarantine problems and procedures. Kiwifruit pests in Chile. Hemisarcoptidae on latania scale, Hemiberlesia lataniae Homoptera: Following introduction of H.

The yellow body of the female is almost rounded. One or two generations per year have been recorded in the USA, and overwintering is as adult females second instar females in Chile Kosztarab, This is indicated by nodules adhering to the inside of the peel with corresponding depressions in the flesh of ripe fruit. For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: However, this will only occur where ants do not disturb the balance of natural enemies and pesticides are not applied indiscriminately.

Scale presence on fruit reduces oataniae market value, and when the pests feed near the calyx, protuberances grow from the rind into the pulp.