Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Observations on British Coccidae, ix.

Abstract

The species dealt with include: Kuwania pini, sp. n., on Pinus sylvestris in Surrey; Eriococcus hoheriae, Mask., on Hoheria populnea. in the Scilly Isles (this being the first record outside New Zealand); Pseudococcus (Trionymus) phalaridis, sp. n., on Phalaris arundinacea in Surrey; P. (T.) peregrinus, sp. n., on roots of Nerine flexuosa near Southampton; Lepidosaphes laterochitinosa, sp. n., on an orchid. (Coelogyne sp.) in Surrey; Phenacoccus interruptus, Green, differing', slightly from the type [R.A.E., A, xi, 529]; Eulecanium (Lecanium) persicae, F., on Tamarix (the first record of any Coccid on this plant in Britain); Aspidiotus britannicus, Newst., on bay tree (Laurusnobilis); and Lepidosaphes ulmi, L., abundant on thin wiry stems of: Helianthemum vulgare and Erica tetralix. Lepidosaphes tuberculata,. Malenotti, is stated to be a synonym of L. pinnaeformis, Bch., which, appears to be confined to orchids of the genus Cymbidium.