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Species Saissetia coffeae - Hemispherical Scale

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Superfamily Coccoidea (Scales and Mealybugs)
Family Coccidae (Soft Scale Insects)
Genus Saissetia
Species coffeae (Hemispherical Scale)
Other Common Names
Brown Scale, Helmet Scale, Coffee Brown Scale.
Explanation of Names
Author: Walker, 1852
Range
Worldwide
Food
coffee, breadfruit, citrus, guava, soursop, ornamental plants, and especially cycads and ferns. In Hawaii, it is reported from orchids.
Remarks
No males are known
Not native
Internet References
Landcare Research. New Zealand