European Fruit Lecanium - Parthenolecanium corni

    Alt Name
    Brown Scale
    Description

    Adult females variable in shape, size and colour; usually oval, strongly convex, brown; up to 6.5 mm long, but are often smaller.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    On the branches of various woody plants. It is broadly polyphagous and is an important pest of orchard, ornamental and forestry trees.

    When to see it

    Active all year.

    UK Status

    This species is locally common throughout Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map