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.
09/18/2018 - New tree pest found at UOG site in Yigo