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Taxonomy for Diaspis boisduvalii (Signoret, 1869) (Orchid scale)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879502 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874857 species
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Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856979 species
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Superorder
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 500 families, 20566 genera, 160848 species
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Order
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 376 families, 18531 genera, 139554 species
Tree
Suborder
Sternorrhyncha (Amyot & Serville, 1843) (Whiteflies)
 110 families, 3176 genera, 33531 species
Site
Tree
Superfamily
Coccoidea (Handlirsch, 1903) (Scale Insects)
 51 families, 1676 genera, 17367 species
Tree
Family
Diaspididae (Maskell, 1878) (Armored scale insects) - Systematics
 635 genera, 6749 species
Site
Tree
Subfamily
Diaspidinae (Maskell, 1889)
 256 genera, 3164 species
Tree
Tribe
Diaspidini (Macgillivray, 1921)
 154 genera, 2122 species
Tree
Subtribe
Diaspidina (Balachowsky, 1954)
 21 genera, 345 species
Tree
Genus
Diaspis (Costa, 1835)
 210 species
Tree
Species
boisduvalii (Signoret, 1869) (Orchid scale)
 3 subspecies
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Diaspis boisduvalii
Subspecies3
Common namesOrchid scale, Boisduval scale, Cocoa-nut snow scale, Cocos scale, Pineapple scale
Danish namesOrkidéskjoldlus
AuthorSignoret, 1869
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (Germany, Scandinavia (Sweden, Denmark), British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (South England (Southeast England (Surrey county))))))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Bulgaria), Malta
Asia
Far East (East Asia (China, Taiwan, Japan (Nansei Islands (Ryukyu Islands), Bonin Islands), Korea (South Korea)), Southeast Asia (Philippines, Myanmar, Malaysia)), South Asia (India, Sri Lanka), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Egypt, Iran))
Caucasus
Armenia, Georgia
Russia
Oceania
Australasia
Australia
Melanesia
New Caledonia, Fiji, Solomon Islands
Polynesia
New Zealand, Hawaii, French Polynesia (Society Islands (Tahiti)), Cook Islands
Micronesia
Palau
Africa
East Africa
Kenya, Uganda, Indian Ocean islands (Seychelles, Mauritius), Mozambique
North Africa
Algeria, Macaronesia (Canary Islands, Azores, Madeira), Morocco
Central Africa
Cameroon, Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
West Africa
Ivory Coast, Guinea, Sierra Leone
Southern Africa
Republic South Africa
America
South America
Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia, Argentina, Venezuela, Guyana
North America
Mexico, USA (California, Mississippi, Arizona), Canada, Bermuda Islands (Bermuda)
Central America
Guatemala, Belize, Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras
Caribbean
Caribbean islands (Antilles (Greater Antilles (Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti), Lesser Antilles (Windward Islands (Dominica, Martinique, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), Leeward Islands (Guadeloupe, Virgin Islands (U.S. Virgin Islands)), Saint Lucia)), Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago)


Ecozones: Nearctic

Distribution by Synonymus:
Diaspis bromeliae   New Caledonia, Guatemala, India, Austria, Hungary, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Seychelles, Venezuela, Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Philippines, Myanmar, Arizona, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Malta, Azores, Mozambique, Ryukyu Islands, Martinique, Bonin Islands, North Italy, Pitcairn Island, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, South Italy, Nansei Shoto
CountriesAlgeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, China, Colombia, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Palau, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, USA, Uganda, United Kingdom, Venezuela
Links and ReferencesDiaspis boisduvalii in faunaeur.org
Diaspis boisduvalii in itis.gov
Diaspis boisduvalii in dyntaxa.se
Subspecies    Diaspis boisduvalii coccois (Fernald, 1903)
Subspecies    Diaspis boisduvalii cocois (Schmutterer, 1957)
Subspecies    Diaspis boisduvalii maculata (Maxwell-lefroy, 1903)

Diaspis boisduvalii (Orchid scale, Boisduval scale, Cocoa-nut snow scale, Cocos scale, Pineapple scale)

Synonyms
Aspidiotus palmarum (Bouche, 1834)
Aulacaspis boisduvalii (Cockerell, 1893)
Aulacaspis cattleyae (Cockerell, 1899)
Aulacaspis cymbidii (Fernald, 1903)
Diaspis bromeliae (Bodenheimer, 1949)
Diaspis cattleyae (Cockerell, 1902)
Diaspis cymbidii (Mcintire, 1889)
Diaspis trinacis (Colvée, 1881)
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderParaneoptera
OrderHemiptera
Hemipterans, True bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, Hoppers, Allies, Bugs
SuborderSternorrhyncha
Whiteflies, Scale Insects, Psyllids, Mealybugs, Jumping Plant Lice, Coccids, Aphids, Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
SuperfamilyCoccoidea
Scale Insects, Mealy Bugs, Scales, Mealybugs, Coccids, Scales and Mealybugs
FamilyDiaspididae
Armored scale insects, Diaspidids, Armoured Scales, Armored scales
SubfamilyDiaspidinae
TribeDiaspidini
SubtribeDiaspidina
GenusDiaspis
Diaspis boisduvalii
Orchid scale, Boisduval scale, Cocoa-nut snow scale, Cocos scale, Pineapple scale
AuthorSignoret, 1869
 
Synonyms
Aspidiotus palmarum
Aulacaspis boisduvalii
Aulacaspis cattleyae
Aulacaspis cymbidii
Diaspis bromeliae
Diaspis cattleyae
Diaspis cymbidii
Diaspis trinacis
 
Subspecies
Diaspis boisduvalii coccois
Diaspis boisduvalii cocois
Diaspis boisduvalii maculata

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