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Introduction to a new invasive pest, Ceroplastes stellifer (Westwood) (Hemiptera: Coccoidea:Coccidae)
Author of the article:DENG Jun , LI Hai-Bin , WANG Xu-Bo , WU San-An
Author's Workplace:Key Laboratory for Silviculture and Conservation of Ministry of Education, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China
Key Words: Ceroplastes stellifer, invasive pest,Yunnan
Abstract:

      Ceroplastes stellifer (Westwood, 1871), is a tropicospolitan, polyphagous species often found in conspicuous numbers on the leaves of economically important trees and shrubs, and is listed in the Catalogue of Quarantine Pests for Plants Imported to the People’s Republic of China, 2007. This species was previously recorded in Chinaonly fromTaiwan, and was first found and collected on the Chinese mainland inXishuangbanna,YunnanProvince, where it was found on Schefflera octophylla and. Mangifera indica in late October 2013. It is, therefore, a new invasive pest to mainlandChina. In this paper, the morphological characters, geographic distribution, host plants, biology and economic importance of this species are introduced.

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