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Published: 2020-01-30

A new species of armored scale, Fiorinia yongxingensis (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Diaspididae) from Hainan Province, China

Key Laboratory of Plant Resources and Pest Management, Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, College of Plant Protection, Northwest A & F University, Yangling, Shaanxi Province, 712100, China
Post-Entry Quarantine Station for Tropical Plants, Haikou Customs District P. R. China, Haikou, Hainan Province, 570311, China.
Key Laboratory of Plant Resources and Pest Management, Ministry of Education, Entomological Museum, College of Plant Protection, Northwest A & F University, Yangling, Shaanxi Province, 712100, China
Hemiptera Diaspidinae identification Fiorinia yongxingensis pest coconut


The adult female, adult male and all immature stages (except the male prepupa and pupa) of a new species of Fiorinia (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Diaspididae), F. yongxingensis Liu, Cai & Feng sp. n., collected from Hainan Province, China, are described and illustrated. A key is provided to identify the Fiorinia species known to occur in Hainan Province, China. The new species may become a significant pest on coconut palms.



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How to Cite

LIU, D., CAI, B., & FENG, J. (2020). A new species of armored scale, <em>Fiorinia</em> <em>yongxingensis</em> (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Diaspididae) from Hainan Province, China. Zootaxa, 4729(3), 388–400.