Invasive Species Compendium

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Coccus longulus
(long shield scale)

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Coccus longulus (long shield scale)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Coccus longulus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • long shield 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

  • Coccus longulus (Douglas)

Preferred Common Name

  • long shield scale

Other Scientific Names

  • Coccus frontalis
  • Coccus wiatariae
  • Lecanium elongatum auct.
  • Lecanium frontale
  • Lecanium longulum
  • Lecanium longulus Dougl.

International Common Names

  • English: long shell scale
  • French: cochenille verte

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
  •                             Unknown: Coccoidea
  •                                 Family: Coccidae
  •                                     Genus: Coccus
  •                                         Species: Coccus longulus

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

TaiwanUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

Africa

Spain
-Canary IslandsUnconfirmed record

Central America and Caribbean

Antigua and BarbudaPresentSchotman, 1989
BarbadosPresentSchotman, 1989
CubaPresentNovoa et al., 2011
GrenadaPresentSchotman, 1989
JamaicaPresentSchotman, 1989
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesPresentSchotman, 1989

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Predator

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