Germain, J.-F., Devarieux, A., LaPlace, D., & Matile-Ferrero, D. 2016 An updated checklist of the scale insects from French Guiana (French overseas department in South America). Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 46(3): 588–593


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  • Notes: An updated checklist of the scale insects recorded from French Guiana (French overseas department) is given. This list has been collated from data from 6 different sources: Scale-Net, the EPPO Global Database, the Catalogue des insectes ravageurs des cultures en Guyane Francaise (Remillet, 1988), MNHN in Paris, LSV in Montpellier and a survey carried out by Direction de l’Alimentation, de l’Agriculture et de la For^et de Guyane, Service de l’Alimentation (DAAF-SALIM). Previously, 29 species were recorded from French Guiana by ScaleNet, but the updated list presented in this paper includes a total of 64 species. The 35 species added belong to 7 families: 1 Cerococcidae, 9 Coccidae, 14 Diaspididae, 1 Eriococcidae, 1 Monophlebidae, 2 Ortheziidae and 7 Pseudococcidae.