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Ficus

Summary

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  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ficus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Ficus benghalensis (banyan); habit, showing aerial roots. Cable Company buildings, Sand Island, Midway Atoll, Hawaii, USA. June 2008.
TitleHabit
CaptionFicus benghalensis (banyan); habit, showing aerial roots. Cable Company buildings, Sand Island, Midway Atoll, Hawaii, USA. June 2008.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Ficus benghalensis (banyan); habit, showing aerial roots. Cable Company buildings, Sand Island, Midway Atoll, Hawaii, USA. June 2008.
HabitFicus benghalensis (banyan); habit, showing aerial roots. Cable Company buildings, Sand Island, Midway Atoll, Hawaii, USA. June 2008.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ficus L.

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Urticales
  •                         Family: Moraceae
  •                             Genus: Ficus

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Batocera rubus (rubber root borer); Brevipalpus phoenicis (false spider mite); Coptotermes (termites); Dasychira inclusa; Dysmicoccus brevipes (pineapple mealybug); Eulecanium tiliae (nut scale); Ferrisia virgata (striped mealybug); Fig mosaic virus; Hercinothrips femoralis (banded greenhouse thrips); Icerya seychellarum (Seychelles scale); Inonotus hispidus (shaggy bracket); Macrohomotoma gladiata; Metcalfa pruinosa (frosted moth-bug); Parasaissetia nigra (pomegranate scale); Pinnaspis strachani (lesser snow scale); Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale); Pseudococcus calceolariae (scarlet mealybug); Rastrococcus invadens (fruit tree mealybug); Rhizoecus hibisci (root mealybug); Saissetia coffeae (hemispherical scale); Scirtothrips dorsalis (chilli thrips); Singhiella simplex

Minor host of:

Aleurodicus cocois (coconut whitefly); Aleurodicus dispersus (whitefly); Aleurodicus dugesii; Aonidiella orientalis (oriental yellow scale); Armillaria tabescens (armillaria root rot); Aspidiotus destructor (coconut scale); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Atherigona orientalis (pepper fruit fly); Attacus atlas (atlas moth); Ceroplastes ceriferus (Indian wax scale); Ceroplastes floridensis (soft scale); Ceroplastes rubens (red wax scale); Ceroplastes rusci (fig wax scale); Chrysomphalus dictyospermi (dictyospermum scale); Coccidohystrix insolita (eggplant mealybug); Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale); Cossus cadambae (teak trunk borer); Cryptoblabes gnidiella (citrus pyralid); Dialeurodes citri (citrus whitefly); Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San José scale); Drosophila suzukii (spotted wing drosophila); Echinothrips americanus; Erythricium salmonicolor (pink disease); Eutetranychus banksi (citrus mite, Texas); Halyomorpha halys (brown marmorated stink bug); Icerya aegyptiaca (breadfruit mealybug); Icerya samaraia (steatococcus scale); Lasiodiplodia theobromae (diplodia pod rot of cocoa); Lopholeucaspis japonica (Japanese baton shaped scale); Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug); Meloidogyne incognita (root-knot nematode); Opogona sacchari (banana moth); Penicillium italicum (blue mould); Planococcus citri (citrus mealybug); Pseudococcus longispinus (long-tailed mealybug); Pulvinaria psidii (green shield scale); Rastrococcus iceryoides (mango mealy bug); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Toxoptera aurantii (camellia aphid); Trilocha varians; Xyleborus volvulus

Wild host of:

Batocera rufomaculata (mango tree borer); Diaprepes abbreviatus (citrus weevil); Euwallacea piceus; Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (black tea thrips); Phyllophaga (white grubs); Selenothrips rubrocinctus (red-banded thrips); Sophonia orientalis (two-spotted leafhopper); Xyleborus emarginatus; Xyleborus perforans (island pinhole borer)

Associated with (not a host):

Aonidiella citrina (yellow scale); Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (pear oyster scale); Singhiella citrifolii (cloudy winged whitefly)

Host of (source - data mining):

Crypticerya jacobsoni; Jadera haematoloma (soapberry bug); Ozophora laticephala; Paurocephala psylloptera; Pauropsylla depressa; Phytoseius mixtus; Retithrips syriacus (black vine thrips)