Exotic Pest Reporting
F.W. Howard, University of Florida, Bugwood.org
Lobate lac scale
Lobate lac scale (Paratachardina pseudolobata) is an insect pest of woody trees and shrubs. It is a native of Asia and was first detected in Florida in 1999.
This insect prefers to infest smaller twigs and branches. Heavy infestations can cause branch dieback of the host.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
09/18/2018 - New tree pest found at UOG site in Yigo