Xie, Y.P. 1998 . [The Scale Insects of the Forest and Fruit Trees in Shanxi of China.] China Forestry Publishing House 147 pp.
Notes: This book includes elementary knowledge about scale insects and a discussion on the natural conditions, the resources of forest and fruit trees and the fauna of scale insects in Shanxi. 122 species are reviewed of which 14 are new to science or as the local unique species in the province. The most important five families, including 35 genera and 71 species are accounted for in detail. Their origin, distribution, morphology, biology, population dynamics, occurrence regulation, destruction and control techniques are given. The relationship between environmental polllution and scale insect outbreaks is discussed. Chapter titles include Margarodidae, Coccidae, Pseudococcidae and Eriococcidae.