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Lepidosaphes tapleyi (guava long scale; oyster scale)

Synonyms: Insulaspis tapleyi

Prey / Diet

Agave sisalana (sisal hemp)[1]
Capsicum frutescens (Wild pepper)[1]
Ceratonia siliqua (Carob Tree)[1]
Cocos nucifera (coconut palm)[1]
Dovyalis caffra (kei apple)[1]
Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)[1]
Ficus sycamorus <Unverified Name>[1]
Firmiana diversifolia (whiteflower kurrajong)[1]
Jasminium sambac <Unverified Name>[1]
Jasminum humilis <Unverified Name>[1]
Laurus nobilis (sweet bay)[1]
Mangifera indica (mango)[1]
Nerium oleander (oleander)[1]
Olea europea <Unverified Name>[1]
Plumeria rubra (frangipani)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Tristania compherta <Unverified Name>[1]

Predators

Aphytis chrysomphali (Golden chalcid)[1]
Chrysoperla carnea (Green Lacewing)[1]
Encarsia citrina[1]

Distribution

India, Egypt, Indonesia, Kiribati, Sudan, Tanzania, Tuvalu;

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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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