Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

On the armored scales, genus Aulacaspis Cockerell (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), of Korea.

Abstract

Aulacaspis difficilis (Cockerell) and Aulacaspis latissima (Cockerell), occurring on Elaeagnus glabra Thunb. and Distylium racemosum Siebold and Zucc. (Elaeagnaceae), are newly recorded in the Korean fauna of armored scales (Hemiptera: Diaspididae). The characters of these species are here redescribed with illustrative photographs and information on distribution and hosts. Also a key to species of Aulacaspis Cockerell is provided for correct species identification.