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Ceroplastes ceriferus (Indian wax scale)

Synonyms: Ceroplastes australiae; Ceroplastes cerifera; Ceroplastes ceriferens; Ceroplastes ceriferus; Ceroplastes vayssierei; Coccus ceriferus; Coccus chilensis; Columnea cerifera; Columnea chilensis; Gascardia cerifera; Seroplastes ceriferus

Prey / Diet

Abutilon indicum (monkeybush)[1]
Acer japonicus <Unverified Name>[1]
Artemisia abrotanum (southernwood)[1]
Averrhoa bilimbi (bilimbi)[2]
Berberis julianae (Julian's berberis)[1]
Berberis tricanthophora <Unverified Name>[1]
Betula pendula (European white birch)[1]
Bursera simaruba (gumbo limbo)[1]
Buxus sempervirens (common box)[1]
Camellia japonica (camellia)[1]
Camellia sasanqua (Sasanqua camellia)[1]
Camellia sinensis (tea)[1]
Carissa spinarium <Unverified Name>[1]
Celastrus ceriferus <Unverified Name>[1]
Celtis occidentalis (common hackberry)[1]
Chaenomeles japonica (Maule's quince)[1]
Coffea arabica (Arabian coffee)[1]
Cormus tschonoskii[1]
Cucurbita moschata (crookneck squash)[1]
Dimocarpus longan (longan)[1]
Diospyros kaki (japanese persimmon)[1]
Eucalyptus deglupta (Indonesian gum)[1]
Euonymus europaeus (European spindletree)[1]
Euonymus japonicus (Japanese spindletree)[1]
Fatsia japonica (paperplant)[1]
Ficus hauili <Unverified Name>[1]
Ficus religiosa (peepul tree)[1]
Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[1]
Gardenia jasminoides (Cape jasmine)[1]
Ilex aquifolium (English holly)[1]
Ilex cornuta (Chinese holly)[1]
Ilex crenata (Japanese holly)[1]
Ilex japonicus <Unverified Name>[1]
Ilex latifolia[1]
Ilex opaca (American holly)[1]
Ilex serrata[1]
Ilex vomitoria (yaupon)[1]
Lagerstroemia indica (crapemyrtle)[1]
Lawsonia inermis (henna)[1]
Magnolia grandiflora (southern magnolia)[1]
Magnolia virginiana (sweetbay)[1]
Malus sylvestris (Crab Apple)[1]
Mangifera indica (mango)[1]
Melastoma malabathricum (Malabar melastome)[2]
Melia azedarach (chinaberry)[2]
Monotoca elliptica <Unverified Name>[1]
Morus alba (mulberry)[1]
Morus indica <Unverified Name>[1]
Nephelium lappaceum (rambutan)[1]
Pandora pandorana <Unverified Name>[1]
Persea americana (avocado)[1]
Piper nigrum (black pepper)[2]
Pittosporum undulatum (Wild Coffee)[2]
Podocarpus macrophyllus (Buddhist pine)[1]
Podocarpus nagi <Unverified Name>[1]
Pometia pinnata[1]
Poncirus trifoliata (hardy orange)[2]
Pouzolzia walkeriana <Unverified Name>[1]
Prunus armeniaca (apricot)[1]
Prunus domestica (plum)[1]
Prunus grisea var. grisea[1]
Prunus persica (peach)[1]
Prunus yedoensis[1]
Pterachaenia stewartii[1]
Pteridium aquilinum (northern bracken fern)[1]
Pteridium esculentum (Bracken fern)[1]
Punica granatum (pomegranate)[2]
Pyracantha coccinea (scarlet firethorn)[1]
Pyrrosia lanceolata <Unverified Name>[1]
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (rose myrtle)[1]
Sauvagesia erecta (creole tea)[1]
Schinus molle (false pepper)[1]
Spondias purpurea (purple mombin)[1]
Tamarix aphylla (saltcedar)[1]
Tamarix gallica (French tamarisk)[1]
Ternstroemia japonica (Sakaki)[1]
Thevetia peruviana (luckynut)[1]
Toxicodendron succedaneum (wax tree)[1]
Tsuga canadensis (Canada hemlock)[1]
Vaccinium arboreum (farkleberry)[1]

Predators

Anicetus rarisetus[1]
Anicetus zhejiangensis[1]
Pectinodiplosis erratica[1]

Distribution

India, Thailand, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Puerto Rico & Vieques Island, Ryukyu Islands (=Nansei Shoto), Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Tonga, New Zealand, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vietnam, Vanuatu (=New Hebrides), Taiwan, Cook Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, New Caledonia, Brazil, Canary Islands, China, Australia, Fiji, Guam, Malaysia, Chile, Mexico, Hawaiian Islands, Japan, Jamaica, Italy, Indonesia;

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Citations

Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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