Arthropods Collected From La Lot (Piper lolot)

La Lot (Piper lolot) (La Lot)

La lot is a perennial belonging to the plant family Piperaceae which include other crops such as kava or ‘awa (P. methysticum), betle pepper (P. betle), and black pepper (P. nigrum). P. lolot is propagated vegetatively, usually by cuttings. Establish plants grow to about 1.5 to 2 feet tall. In Hawaii, P. lolot is sometimes grown under partial shade such as under saran shade fabric. P. lolot is often used to flavor meat in southeast Asian dishes.


Common Name Scientific Name Picture
magnolia white scale Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli (Cooley) (Picture)
red and black flat mite Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) (Adult)
spiraling whitefly Aleurodicus dispersus Russell (Picture)