EPPO Global Database

Aulacaspis yasumatsui(AULSYA)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2005: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1996
From CABI Pest map 610 (2000): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/130) : addition to the EPPO Alert List.

First found in Florida in 1996.
* Broome, T. The Asian cycad scale. Palm & Cycad Societies of Florida, Inc. http://www.plantapalm.com/vce/horticulture/asiancycadscale.htm

* Hamon, A. Cycad aulacaspis scale, Aulacaspis yasumatsui - http://doacs.state.fl.us/~pi/enpp/ento/aulacaspis.html

* Heu, R.A.; Chun, M.E. Sago Palm Scale – New Pest Advisory no. 99-01 – State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture. http://www.hawaiiag.org/hdoa/npa.htm

* Howard, F.W., Hamon, A., McLaughlin, M., Weissling, T., Yang, S-L. 1999. Aulacaspis yasumatsui (Hemiptera: sternorrhyncha: Diaspididae), a scale insect pest of cycads recently introduced into Florida. Florida Entomologist 82 (1): 14-27

* Miller DR, Miller GL, Hodges GS, Davidson JA (2005) Introduced scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the United States and their impact on US agriculture. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 107(1), 123-158.

* Weissling, T.J., Howard, F.W., Hamon, A. - Featured Creatures. Cycad Aulacaspis scale. http://creatures.ifas.ufl.edu/orn/palms/cycad_scale.htm
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...