First Report of Croton Scale (Phalacrococcus howertoni Hodges & Hodgson sp. nov.)

Publication Date
Thu, 18 Aug 2011, 00:00
Last Updated
Aug. 17, 2011, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
BRB-04/3
Country
Barbados
Pest Id
Phalacrococcus howertoni - (PXCCHO)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Croton (Codiaeum variegatum (L.) Blume
Pest Status
  • Unknown
Geographical Distribution
Survey to be done to ascertain spread
Summary

First record of this pest in Barbados. Identified July 2011 by Dr. Greg Hodges of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Danger
Known to attack a number of other plants including Mango (Magnifera indica)and Guava (Psidium guajava)
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