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Pseudaonidia duplex
(camphor, scale)



Pseudaonidia duplex (camphor, scale)


  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pseudaonidia duplex
  • Preferred Common Name
  • camphor, scale
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pseudaonidia duplex (Cockerell)

Preferred Common Name

  • camphor, scale

Other Scientific Names

  • Aonidia duplex
  • Aspidiotus duplex
  • Pseudaonidia theae

EPPO code

  • PSDADU (Pseudaonidia duplex)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
  •                             Unknown: Coccoidea
  •                                 Family: Diaspididae
  •                                     Genus: Pseudaonidia
  •                                         Species: Pseudaonidia duplex

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.

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Chilocorus kuwanae Predator Adults/Nymphs
Cosmospora aurantiicola Pathogen Adults/Nymphs
Pharoscymnus taoi Predator Adults/Nymphs


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APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Technical Document No. 135. Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

Ben-Dov Y; Miller DR; Gibson GAP, 2014. ScaleNet.

Moore A; McConnell J; Watson G, 2014. Camphor scale Pseudaonidia duplex (Cockerell) (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea: Diaspididae). Guam New Invasive Species Alerts, No. 2014-05.

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