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Diaspidiotus perniciosus (California scale; san jose scale; Chinese scale; pernicious scale; round pear scale)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The San Jose scale is a hemipterous insect (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus) in the family Diaspididae. It is an agricultural pest as it causes damage and crop losses to many fruit crops. In 1914, Q. perniciosus became the first documented case of insecticide resistance.
View Wikipedia Record: Diaspidiotus perniciosus

Prey / Diet



Cuba, Poland, Sweden, Spain, South Korea, South Africa, Russia, Portugal, Tajikistan (=Tadzhikistan), Peru, Pakistan, North Korea, New Zealand, Nepal, Mongolia, Romania, Taiwan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Yugoslavia, Zaire, Zimbabwe, Italy, Moldova, Switzerland, Australia, Canary Islands, Canada, Bulgaria, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Austria, Algeria, Armenia, Argentina, Angola, Mexico, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Japan, China, Madeira Islands, Iraq, Iran, India, Hungary, Greece, Germany, Georgia, France, Czech Republic, Hawaiian Islands;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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