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Crypticerya multicicatrices
(multicicatrices fluted scale)

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Crypticerya multicicatrices (multicicatrices fluted scale)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Crypticerya multicicatrices
  • Preferred Common Name
  • multicicatrices fluted scale
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Crypticerya multicicatrices Kondo and Unruh

Preferred Common Name

  • multicicatrices fluted scale

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
  •                             Unknown: Coccoidea
  •                                 Family: Margarodidae
  •                                     Genus: Crypticerya
  •                                         Species: Crypticerya multicicatrices

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 17 Feb 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

South America

ColombiaPresentIntroducedInvasive

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContextReferences
Acalypha wilkesianaEuphorbiaceaeUnknown
Achyranthes (chaff flower)AmaranthaceaeUnknown
Adonidia merrillii (Christmas palm)ArecaceaeUnknown
Albizia lebbeck (Indian siris)FabaceaeUnknown
Annona cherimola (cherimoya)AnnonaceaeUnknown
Annona muricata (soursop)AnnonaceaeUnknown
Anthurium cubenseUnknown
Arachis pintoiUnknown
Artocarpus altilis (breadfruit)MoraceaeOther
Averrhoa carambola (carambola)OxalidaceaeUnknown
Avicennia germinans (black mangrove (USA))VerbenaceaeUnknown
Bixa orellana (annatto)BixaceaeUnknown
BougainvilleaNyctaginaceaeUnknown
Brassavola nodosaUnknown
Caesalpinia peltophoroidesFabaceaeUnknown
Cajanus cajan (pigeon pea)FabaceaeUnknown
CalliandraUnknown
Calliandra pittieriUnknown
Capsicum (peppers)SolanaceaeUnknown
Capsicum chinense (habanero pepper)SolanaceaeUnknown
Carica papaya (pawpaw)CaricaceaeOther
CaryotaArecaceaeUnknown
Cassia fistula (Indian laburnum)FabaceaeUnknown
Cassia grandis (pink shower)FabaceaeUnknown
Cecropia peltata (trumpet tree)CecropiaceaeUnknown
Ceiba pentandra (kapok)BombacaceaeUnknown
Cestrum nocturnum (night jessamine)SolanaceaeUnknown
Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)RutaceaeUnknown
Citrus latifolia (tahiti lime)RutaceaeUnknown
Citrus limonia (mandarin lime)RutaceaeUnknown
Citrus maxima (pummelo)RutaceaeUnknown
Citrus reticulata (mandarin)RutaceaeUnknown
Coccoloba uvifera (sea grape)PolygonaceaeUnknown
Cocos nucifera (coconut)ArecaceaeUnknown
Codiaeum variegatum (garden croton)EuphorbiaceaeUnknown
Conocarpus erectus (buttonwood)CombretaceaeUnknown
Cordyline fruticosa (ti plant)AgavaceaeUnknown
Crescentia cujete (calabash tree)BignoniaceaeUnknown
Delonix regia (flamboyant)FabaceaeUnknown
Dicliptera sexangularisUnknown
Dypsis lutescens (yellow butterfly palm)ArecaceaeUnknown
Emilia sonchifolia (red tasselflower)AsteraceaeUnknown
Epipremnum pinnatum (centipede tongavine)AraceaeUnknown
ErythrinaFabaceaeUnknown
Erythrina variegata (Indian coral tree)FabaceaeUnknown
Euphorbia aphyllaUnknown
Euphorbia hirta (garden spurge)EuphorbiaceaeUnknown
FicusMoraceaeUnknown
Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)MoraceaeUnknown
Ficus elastica (rubber plant)MoraceaeUnknown
Ficus lyrata (fiddle-leaf fig)MoraceaeUnknown
Ficus microcarpa (Indian laurel tree)MoraceaeUnknown
Flemingia strobilifera (wild hops)FabaceaeUnknown
Garcinia madrunoUnknown
Gliricidia sepium (gliricidia)FabaceaeUnknown
Graptophyllum pictumAcanthaceaeUnknown
Guazuma ulmifolia (bastard cedar)SterculiaceaeUnknown
Hibiscus (rosemallows)MalvaceaeUnknown
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (China-rose)MalvaceaeUnknown
Ixora coccinea (flame-of-the-woods)RubiaceaeUnknown
Jatropha gossypiifolia (bellyache bush)EuphorbiaceaeUnknown
Jatropha integerrima (peregrina)EuphorbiaceaeUnknown
Lagerstroemia indica (Indian crape myrtle)LythraceaeUnknown
Leucaena leucocephala (leucaena)FabaceaeUnknown
Licania tomentosaChrysobalanaceaeUnknown
Malvaviscus arboreus (wax mallow)MalvaceaeUnknown
Mammea americana (mamey apple)ClusiaceaeUnknown
Mangifera indica (mango)AnacardiaceaeOther
Manihot esculenta (cassava)EuphorbiaceaeUnknown
Manilkara zapota (sapodilla)SapotaceaeUnknown
Melicoccus bijugatus (Spanish lime)SapindaceaeUnknown
Morinda citrifolia (Indian mulberry)RubiaceaeUnknown
Musa x paradisiaca (plantain)MusaceaeUnknown
Nandina domestica (Nandina)BerberidaceaeUnknown
Ocimum tenuiflorum (holy basil)LamiaceaeUnknown
Persea americana (avocado)LauraceaeOther
Phaseolus (beans)FabaceaeUnknown
Phoenix roebeleniiArecaceaeUnknown
Pimenta dioica (allspice)LithomyrtusUnknown
Pithecellobium dulce (Manila tamarind)FabaceaeUnknown
Poa (meadow grass)PoaceaeUnknown
Pritchardia pacificaArecaceaeUnknown
Psidium (guava)LithomyrtusUnknown
Psidium guajava (guava)LithomyrtusUnknown
Smilax spinosaUnknown
Solanum melongena (aubergine)SolanaceaeUnknown
Spondias mombin (hog plum)AnacardiaceaeUnknown
Spondias purpurea (red mombin)AnacardiaceaeUnknown
Swinglea glutinosaRutaceaeUnknown
Syzygium samarangense (water apple)LithomyrtusUnknown
Tamarindus indica (tamarind)FabaceaeUnknown
Tectona grandis (teak)LamiaceaeUnknown
Thespesia populnea (portia tree)MalvaceaeUnknown
VeitchiaUnknown

References

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Kondo T; Gullan P; Ramos Portilla AA, 2012. Report of new invasive scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea), Crypticerya multicicatrices Kondo and Unruh (Monophlebidae) and Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Pseudococcidae), on the islands of San Andres and Providencia, Colombia, with an updated taxonomic key to iceryine scale insects of South America. Insecta Mundi, No.0265:1-17. http://journals.fcla.edu/mundi/article/view/81547/78676

Kondo, T., Gullan, P. J., Peronti, A. L. B. G., Ramos-Portilla, A. A., Caballero, A., Villarreal-Pretelt, N., 2016. First records of the iceryine scale insects Crypticerya brasiliensis (Hempel) and Crypticerya genistae (Hempel) (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae) for Colombia. Insecta Mundi, (No.0480), 1-9. http://centerforsystematicentomology.org/insectamundi/PDF-download.asp?FileName=0480_Kondo_etal_2016.pdf

Kondo, T., Unruh, C. M., 2009. A new species of Crypticerya Cockerell (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae) from Colombia, with a key to species of the tribe Iceryini found in South America. Neotropical Entomology, 38(1), 92-100. doi: 10.1590/S1519-566X2009000100009

Distribution References

Gaimari S D, Quintero Q E M, Kondo T, 2012. First report of Syneura cocciphila (Coquillett, 1895) (Diptera: Phoridae), as a predator of the fluted scale Crypticeria multicicatrices Kondo & Unruh, 2009 (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae). Boletín del Museo de Entomología de la Universidad del Valle. 13 (2), 26-28. http://entomologia.univalle.edu.co/boletin/5Gaimari%20et%20al.pdf

Kondo T, Gullan P J, Peronti A L B G, Ramos-Portilla A A, Caballero A, Villarreal-Pretelt N, 2016. First records of the iceryine scale insects Crypticerya brasiliensis (Hempel) and Crypticerya genistae (Hempel) (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae) for Colombia. Insecta Mundi. 1-9. http://centerforsystematicentomology.org/insectamundi/PDF-download.asp?FileName=0480_Kondo_etal_2016.pdf

Kondo T, Gullan P, Ramos Portilla A A, 2012. Report of new invasive scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea), Crypticerya multicicatrices Kondo and Unruh (Monophlebidae) and Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Pseudococcidae), on the islands of San Andres and Providencia, Colombia, with an updated taxonomic key to iceryine scale insects of South America. Insecta Mundi. 1-17. http://journals.fcla.edu/mundi/article/view/81547/78676

Kondo T, Unruh C M, 2009. A new species of Crypticerya Cockerell (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae) from Colombia, with a key to species of the tribe Iceryini found in South America. Neotropical Entomology. 38 (1), 92-100. DOI:10.1590/S1519-566X2009000100009

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