New host plant records of Fig Wax Scale Ceroplastes rusci (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Coccidae) from India

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Arvind Kumar
Renu Pandey


A survey for the host plants of Fig Wax Scale Ceroplastes rusci (Linnaeus, 1758) was conducted in the Uttarakhand province, India. Among the six new host plants recorded during the study, four are new host records of C. rusci. A global check list of host plants of C. rusci was also prepared. 

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Arvind Kumar and Renu Pandey 2022. New host plant records of Fig Wax Scale Ceroplastes rusci (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Coccidae) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 14, 2 (Feb. 2022), 20606–20614. DOI:


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