Tropical Entomology

List of avocado pests

Avocado lace bug

Pseudacysta perseae


Avocado bud mite

Tegolophus perseaflorae


Diaprepes root weevil

Diaprepes abbreviatus


Ambrosia beetles

Xylosandrus crassiusculus , Xyleborus volvulus, Thoeborus solitaricaps, Xyleborus glabratus


Avocado caterpillars

Epimeces detexta, Oxydia vesulia, Anacamptodes sp.


 

Avocado thrips

Flower thrips, Frankliniella kelliae, Frankliniella bispinosa, and Red banded thrips, Selenothrips rubrocinctus (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)


 

Avocado mirids

Daghbertus fasciatus & D. olivaceous


 

Avocado scales

Coconut scale, (Aspidiotus destructor), Florida red scale (Chrysomphalus aonidum), Coccus sp.


Blue Green Weevils

Pachnaeus litus


 

Avocado red mite

Oligonychus yothersi


 

Persea mite

Oligonychus perseae