Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

On two new British Coccidae, with notes on some other British species.

Abstract

Parafairmairia gracilis, sp. n., and Lecanopsis longicornis, sp. n., were found on grasses in the vicinity of Camberley in July 1915. The following species are also recorded: -Gossyparia ulmi, Geoff., found on elm at Farnham, Surrey, and well-known as a pest of greenhouse plants, including palms, Dracaena, Citrus and oleander; Aspidiotus ostreaeformis[Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis], Curt., on poplar at Farnham; Lepidosaphes (Mytilaspis) ficus, Sign., on young twigs of edible fig at Wisley and on Japanese maple; Parlatoria proteus, Curt., on Vanda teras, at Wisley; Eulecanium (Lecanium) ciliatum, Dougl., occurring in Devonshire, Cheshire, Kent and Surrey; E. (L.) persicae, Geoff., on leaves of Aralia; Eriopeltis festucae, Fonsc., and Luzulaspis luzulae, Duf, at Camberley.