Fornazier, M.J., Martins, D.S., Granara de Willink, M.C., Pirovani, V.D., Ferreira, P.S., & Zanuncio, J.C. 2017 Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) associated with arabica coffee and geographical distribution in the neotropical region. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias 89(4): 3083-3092


  • distribution
  • economic importance
  • host
  • list
  • Notes: Scale insects are important coffee pests, and 73 species of Cerococcidae (3), Coccidae (18), Diaspididae (6), Eriococcidae (1), Ortheziidae (3), Pseudococcidae (21), Putoidae (2) and Rhizoecidae (19) have been associated with roots, branches, leaves, flowers and fruits of Arabica coffee in the Neotropics. Eight species were found associated with Arabica coffee in Minas Gerais and EspĂ­rito Santo States in this study, and Coccidae was the most frequent family.