Scale Insects of Central Europe

Scale Insects of Central Europe

by M. Kosztarab, F. Kozar


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401082952
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/20/2013
Series: Series Entomologica Series , #40
Edition description: 1988
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

I. General part.- List of abbreviations.- General morphology of Coccinea.- Life cycle, biology and dispersal.- Genetics and endosymbionts.- Phylogeny.- Ecology of scale insects in Central Europe.- Geographical distribution.- Economic importance.- Forecasting and control.- Collecting, preserving, mounting and rearing of Coccinea.- II. Systematic part.- Classification.- Key to suborders of Homoptera in Central Europe.- Key to superfamilies and families of Coccinea in Central Europe.- Superfamily Orthezioidea — Primitive Coccoids.- Family Ortheziidae — Ensign Scales.- Family Margarodidae — Giant Scales.- Superfamily Coccoidea — Advanced Coccoids.- Family Pseudococcidae — Mealybugs.- Family Coccidae — Soft Scales, Coccids.- Family Aclerdidae — Flat Grass Scales.- Family Kermesidae — Gall-like Scales.- Family Crypoccidae — Bark-crevice Scales.- Family Eriococcidae — Felt Scales, Eriococcid Scales.- Family Lecanodiaspididae — False Pit Scales, Lecanodiaspidids.- Family Cerococcidae — Ornate Pit Scales, Cerococcids.- Family Asterolecaniidae — Pit Scales.- Family Diaspididae — Armored Scales.- III. Appendix.- IV. Cited references.- V. Distribution of scale insects discussed in this book.- VI. Index to host plants.- VII. Index to parasites, predators, ants and other associated organisms.- VIII. Index to scale insect names.

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