Diospyros. White Fly

See Citrus.

White Peach Scale

See Peach.

Dracaena. Long-Tailed Mealy-Bug (Pseudococcus Longispinus)

Similar to the common mealy-bug, but has two long white anal appendages.

Treatment

Same as for mealy-bug.

Catalogue of Insects, continued.

Echinocactus

See Cactus.

Echinocereus

See Cactus.

Echinopsis

See Cactus.

Eggplant

See article on Eggplant.

Elm

See Ulmus.

Eucalyptus. Black Scale

See Citrus.

Oleander Scale

See Hedera.

Red Scale

See Citrus.

Eupatorium. Barnacle Scale

See Citrus.

Evonymous. Evonymous Scale (Chionaspis Evonymi)

Dark brown, convex scales, about one-twelfth inch in diameter with yellow exuviae. Male scales pure white parallel sides and strongly tricarinated.

Treatment

Spray with kerosene emulsion every two weeks during the hatching periods until the scale has disappeared. Red Scale. - See Citrus.

Ferns. Florida Wax Scale

See Citrus.

Greenhouse Thrips

See Citrus.

Hemispherical Scale

See Citrus.

Mealy-Bugs

See Citrus.

Oleander Scale

See Hedera.

Southern Fern-Cutworm (Callopistria Floridensis)

Velvety black or apple-green caterpillars, 1 2/5inches in length when mature, feeding on the fronds.

Treatment

Try poisoned baits.

Ficus. Cottony Cushion Scale

Greenhouse Thrips; Mealy-Bcg; Purple Scale; Red Scale;

Soft Brown Scale

See Citrus. Fuchsia.

Greenhouse Thrips

See Citrus.

Mealy-Buos

See Citrus.

Red-Spider

See Peach.

White Fly

See Tomato.

Gardenia. Citrus White Fly

See Citrus.

Japanese Wax Scale (Ceroplastes Ceriferus)

waxy masses, 1/4 to 3/4 inch in diameter.

Control

Young scales may be killed with kerosene emulsion before the waxy covering is formed.

Orthezia

See Coleus.

Genista. Genista Caterpillar (Mecyna Reversalis)

Pale yellowish brown caterpillars marked with numerous black spots and setae, feeding on the foliage.

Treatment

Arsenicals. Geranium.

Mealy-Bugs

See Citrus.

Red-Spider

See Peach.

White-Fly

See Tomato.

Gooseberry

Currant-Borer; Currant Measuring- or Span-Worm; Four-striped Plant-Bug;

Gooseberry-Or Currant-Worm

See Currant.

Gooseberry Fruit-Worm (Dakruma Convolutella)

Larva about 3/4inch long, greenish or yellowish, feeding in the berry, causing it to ripen prematurely.

Treatment

Destroy affected berries. Clean cultivation. Poultry.

Grape. Grape-Curculio (Craponius Inaequalis)

Larva small, white, with a brownish head.

Infests the grape in June and July, causing a little black hole in the skin and a discoloration of the berry immediately around it. The adult is a grayish brown snout-beetle, about one-tenth inch long.