Viburnum Cushion Scale - Lichtensia viburni

Alternative names
Viburnum Scale

Adult female about 3 mm long, oval and pale yellow.


A pest of olive groves in the Mediterranean region, it is also associated with ivy and some vibernum species.

Life History

In warm regions it is double brooded but there is usually only one generation per year in northern Europe.

UK Status

Status in Britain not known.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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