Stocks, I.C. 2013a Recent Adventive Scale Insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) and Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Florida and the Caribbean Region. CABI INVASIVES SerieS Potential Invasive Pests of Agricultural Crops CABI Boston, MA 342-362


  • economic importance
  • Notes: Invasive arthropods cause significant damage in agricultural crops and natural environments across the globe. Potentially threatened regions need to be prepared to prevent new pests from becoming established. Therefore, information on pest identity, host range, geographical distribution and biology, and tools for detection and identification are all essential to researchers and regulatory personnel. This chapter will focus on recent invasions of scales and whiteflies as a result of international trade among Florida and the countries and territories that comprise the Caribbean region.