Viburnum Cushion Scale - Lichtensia viburni

    Alt Name
    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map