Ahmed, N. 2012 Bionomics of Pollinia pollini (Costa) (Hemiptera: Asterolecanidae) in Egypt. The Journal of Basic & Applied Zoology 65, 9–16


  • biology
  • distribution
  • host
  • natural enemies
  • Notes: Pollinia pollini (Costa) (Hemiptera: Asterolecanidae) is considered as one of the most important pest infesting olive trees in Egypt. The aim of this work is to study the survey of host plants, geographical distribution and natural enemies as well as the dynamic of P. pollini on olive trees in Egypt. The obtained results indicated that P. pollini infested only olive trees in two Governorates. These are Alexandria and Fayoum Governorates.