Monteiro, G.G., Dos Santos Wolff, V.R., Peronti, A.L.B.G., Martinelli, N.M., & dos Anjos, I.A. 2019 First Record of Hemiberlesia musae Takagi & Yamamoto, 1974 and Duplachionaspis divergens (Green, 1899) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) on Sugarcane in Greenhouse in Brazil. Journal of Agricultural Science 11(2):


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  • Notes: The armored scales Hemiberlesia musae Takagi and Yamamoto, 1974 and Duplachionaspis divergens (Green,1899) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) were collected on the base of the stem and on leaves of sugarcane plants, Saccharum spp. (Poales: Poaceae), cultivated in plastic pots in greenhouses in the municipalities of Jaboticabal and Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, respectively. This is the first report of D. divergens in Brazil and H. musae on Saccharum host plants.

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