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Citrus fluted scale (343) Print Fact Sheet


Common Name

Citrus fluted scale, cottony cushion scale,

Scientific Name

Icerya purchasi

AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
1Information from Swaine G (1971) Agricultural Zoology in Fiji. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London; and CABI (2016) Icerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale) Crop Protection Compendium. (; and Icerya purchasi Wikipedia. (; and from Icerya purchasi Maskell Entomology & Nematology. UF/IFAS, University of Florida. ( Photo 1&5 Jeffrey W. Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Photo 2 Lesley Ingram, Photo 3 Lorraine Graney, Bartlett Tree Experts, Photo 4 Sonya Broughton, Department of Agriculture & Food Western Australia,

Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

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