A Systematic Catalogue of Eight Scale Insect Families (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the World

A Systematic Catalogue of Eight Scale Insect Families (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the World

Aclerdidae, Asterolecaniidae, Beesoniidae, Carayonemidae, Conchaspididae, Dactylopiidae, Kerriidae and Lecanodiaspididae

1st Edition - September 13, 2006

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  • Author: Yair Ben-Dov
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080465319

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Description

A Systematic Catalogue of Soft-Scale Insects is a synthesis and catalogue of all the information published on eight families of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) worldwide from 1758 to the present. Data is provided on their correct scientific names, common names, synonyms, taxonomy, host plants, distribution, natural enemies, biology, and economic importance. This book will be a valuable compendium of biological and systematic information for zoologists, entomologists, crop protection specialists, quarantine officers, students studying entomology and related disciplines, and others who require information about scale insects for research and control projects.

Key Features

  • Aclerdidae - 57 species in 5 genera
  • Asterolecaniidae - 229 species in 21 genera
  • Beesoniidae - 15 species in 6 genera
  • Carayonemidae - 4 species in 4 genera
  • Conchaspididae - 29 species in 4 genera
  • Dactylopiidae - 10 species in 1 genus
  • Kerriidae - 97 species in 9 genera
  • Lecanodiaspididae - 82 species in 12 genera

Readership

Zoologists, entomologists, crop protection specialists, quarantine officers, students studying entomology and related disciplines, and others who require information about scale insects for research and control projects

Table of Contents

  • Dedication
    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Introduction
    Statistics
    Aclerdidae
    Catalogue
    References
    Indexes
    Asterolecaniidae
    Catalogue
    References
    Indexes
    Beesoniidae
    Catalogue
    References
    Indexes
    Carayonemidae
    Catalogue
    References
    Indexes
    Conchaspididae
    Catalogue
    References
    Indexes
    Dactylopiidae
    Catalogue
    References
    Indexes
    Kerriidae
    Catalogue
    References
    Indexes
    Lecanodiaspididae
    Catalogue
    References
    Indexes

Product details

  • No. of pages: 388
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2006
  • Published: September 13, 2006
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080465319

About the Author

Yair Ben-Dov

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Entomology, Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcanic Center, Bet Dagen, Israel

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