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Opuntiaspis carinata (keeled mytilaspis)

Synonyms: Lepidosaphes carinata; Lepidosaphes nigra; Mytilaspis carinatus; Mytilaspis nigra; Mytilella carinata; Opuntiaspis carinata; Opuntiaspis nigra

Prey / Diet

Beaucarnea recurvata (bottle-palm)[1]
Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)[1]
Theobroma cacao (cacao)[1]

Predators

Polynema aspidioti[1]
Signiphora aleyrodis[1]

Distribution

Mexico, United States of America, Peru, Belize, Guatemala;

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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