Identity. Top of page. Preferred Scientific Name. Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus, Preferred Common Name. brown soft scale. Body broadly oval to round; flat to slightly convex in lateral view; body yellow- green to yellow-brown, usually with small brown flecks scattered on dorsum; body. Coccus hesperidum is common on many subtropical fruit trees (see Table ), but generally is not considered a dangerous pest because natural enemies.
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Ponsonby and Copland, Annals of the Entomological Society of America Williams ML; Kosztarab M, Avidov Z; Harpaz I, Fungicides can be used to prevent the sooty mould from taking hold. Wind dispersal of brown soft scale crawlers Coccus hesperidum Homoptera — Coccidae and Texas citrus mites Eutetranychus banksi Acarina — Tetranychidae from Texas citrus.
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Biological pest control may be reduced at times by its ability to encapsulate the parasitoid eggs. Insects and mites of cultivated plants in South Africa. Chinese Academy of Sciences. A revision of the scale insects of Florida. Stauffer S; Rose M, Scale insects species Hemiptera: I – Estudo sistematico e morfologico.
Sternorrhyncha from Mali and Senegal. Boletin de patologia Vegetal y Entomologia Agricola, Madrid, Hodgson described considerable variation of single populations of this species that had relatively consistent differences between specimens on the stems and leaves.
On the biology of the soft scale Coccus hesperidum L.
Cecidomyiidae and other Diptera. Herting B; Simmonds FJ, Male brown soft scale insects are rarely found.
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Kfir R; Rosen D, Viscaceae with description of three new species: Coccoidea associated with avocado crop, Persea ccoccus Mill.
The main disadvantage to the host is the sooty mould which grows on the honeydew. Soft Brown Scale, Coccus hesperidum L.
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Gomez-Menor Ortega J, This species was intercepted times on a variety of hosts at U.