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Unaspis citri (citrus snow scale; orange chionaspis; white louse; orange snow scale; white louse scale; white snow scale)

Synonyms: Chionaspis annae; Chionaspis citri; Chionaspis citricola; Diaspis annae; Dinaspis annae; Dinaspis veitchi; Howardia citri; Prontaspis citri; Trichomytilus veitchi; Unaspis citri; Unaspis crtri
Language: Portuguese; Spanish

Prey / Diet

Annona muricata (soursop)[1]
Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)[1]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Citrus japonica (sour orange)[1]
Citrus limon (lemon)[1]
Citrus maxima (shaddock)[1]
Citrus medica (citron)[1]
Citrus reticulata (tangerine)[1]
Euonymus japonicus (Japanese spindletree)[1]
Euonymus oxyphyllus[1]
Glycosmis parviflora (flower axistree)[1]
Murraya paniculata (Chinese box)[1]
Persea americana (avocado)[1]
Tillandsia usneoides (Spanish moss)[1]

Predators

Aphytis debachi[1]
Aphytis gordoni[1]
Aphytis lingnanensis (Red scale parasite)[1]
Arrhenophagus chionaspidis[1]
Aspidiophagus lounsburyi <Unverified Name>[1]
Atomosia macquarti[1]
Chilocorus circumdatus[1]
Chilocorus rubidus <Unverified Name>[1]
Coccobius flaviceps[1]
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri (mealybug destroyer)[1]
Encarsia citrina[1]
Encarsia inquirenda[1]
Encarsia lounsburyi[1]
Encarsia perniciosi (Red scale parasite)[1]
Halmus chalybeus (steelblue lady beetle)[1]
Hemisarcoptes malus[1]
Scymnus notescens (minute two-spotted ladybird)[1]
Telsimia elainae <Unverified Name>[1]
Tineobius citri[1]
Zagloba beaumonti <Unverified Name>[1]

Distribution

Ecuador, Panama Canal Zone, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Saint Croix, Puerto Rico & Vieques Island, Niue, Nigeria, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Netherlands Antilles, Mexico, Mauritius, Saint Lucia, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago, Mali, Tonga, Kiribati, Liberia, Western Samoa, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Vietnam, Venezuela, Vanuatu (=New Hebrides), Togo, United States of America, Senegal, Thailand, Taiwan, Spain, South Africa, Solomon Islands, Singapore, Sierra Leone, Uruguay, Barbados, Cook Islands, Colombia, China, Chile, Cameroon, Brazil, Bolivia, Côte d'Ivoire (=Ivory Coast), Benin, American Samoa, Azores, Australia, Armenia, Argentina, Antigua and Barbuda, Zaire, Algeria, Madagascar, Bermuda, Hawaiian Islands, Jamaica, Italy, Cuba, Hong Kong, Japan, Guyana, Guinea, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Greece, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, El Salvador, Egypt, Guadeloupe, Indonesia;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access