Castro, M.T. de, Linhares Montalvão, S.C., Monnerat, R.G., Prado, E., Picanço, M.C., & Peronti, A.L.B.G. 2018 First report of Saissetia miranda (Cockerell & Parrott) (Hemiptera: Coccidae) in Brazil: occurrence on mahogany seedlings. Florida Entomologist 101(2): 324-326


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  • Notes: The scale attacking Swietenia. macrophylla was identified as Saissetia miranda (Cockerell & Parrott) (Hemiptera: Coccidae), commonly called Mexican black scale, a polyphagous soft scale recorded here for the first time in Brazil.