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Lepidosaphes granati (hawthorn oystershell scale; dzhid comma armored scale; pomegranate scale)

Synonyms: Lepidosaphes conchyformis granati; Lepidosaphes crataegi; Lepidosaphes granati; Lepidosaphes turanica; Mytilaspis granati; Mytilococcus granati

Prey / Diet

Acacia cultriformis (knife acacia)[1]
Eleagnus angustifolia <Unverified Name>[1]
Ficus carica (piku)[1]
Punica granatum (pomegranate)[1]
Rhamnus oleoides[1]


Iran, Greece, Turkey, Sicily, Morocco, Italy, Ukraine, Georgia, Bulgaria, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Hungary;



Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., Miller, German & Gimpel, , 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
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