The Food Plants of Scale Insects (Coccidae)

The Food Plants of Scale Insects (Coccidae)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...on Cineraria maritima, more properly called Senecio cineraria. On burdock (Arctium) has been found Orthezia americana, Walker; Gueriniaserratulw, Fabricius, is from Serratula tinctoria. Coccus pilosella; Linnams, is from roots of Hieracium pilosella. Coquillett found Lecanium olew, Bernard, and Jcerya purchasi, Maskell, exogeuetically on Sonchus oleraceus. GOODENOVIACEyE. On the Australian Goodenia ovata, J. E. Smith, has been found Icerya wgyptiaca, Douglas.2 VACCINIACEE. Ghionaspis vaccinii, Bouch, is found on Vaccinium myrtillus in Switzerland. Two other coccids on the same plant are the Coccus myrtilli, of Kaltenbach, 1874, a species not known to Signoret, and Lecanium disti7iguendum of Douglas. R. Goethe has described a species as Jjecanium vaccinii-macrocarpum, found in the botanical garden at Karlsruhe. Professor J. B. Smith records an Aspidiotus, either A. ancylus Putnam, or a very closely allied form, from cranberry. ERICACEAE. Coquillett reports Aspidiotus nerii, Bouche, on Arbutus menziesii, Pursh. The unrecognized Coccus uvw-ursi, Linnams, was from roots of Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (syn. Arbutus uva-ursi). Comstock has recorded Geroplastes floridensis, Comstock, from Andromeda, and Lecanium olew, Bernard, from heath. In Europe Orthezia mwnariensis, Douglas, is found on Erica arborea, Linmeus, and Aspidiotus ericw, Boisduval, and Eriococcus erica', Signoret, on E. mediterranea, Linnaeus. Maskell describes Dactylopius ericicola, Maskell, from Erica autumnalis; this name is not in the Index Kewensis, however. Eriococcus azalew, Comstock, is from Azalea. Maskell has reported Aspidiotus rapax, Comstock (camellia'), from Rhododendron.3 'Cockerell, Zoe, 1893, p. 104. 2Maskell, Tr. N. Z. Inst., XXVI, p. 100. 3Tr. N. Z. Inst., XXVII, p. 39....show more

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  • English
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  • 1236616960
  • 9781236616968