Adult female body possibly purplish-brown, nearly circular, flattened, covered by light brown test that is infused with secondary white wax; test with longitudinal mediodorsal carina intersected by transverse raised lines. Male test similar in texture and appearance, more elongate. Occurring on stems and probably leaves of host.
This species was not intercepted at U. S. ports-of-entry between 1995 and 2012. We have examined specimens taken in quarantine from Belize (Cattleya); Colombia (Cattleya); Guatemala (Laelia); Honduras (orchid); Mexico (Laelia); Panama (orchid); Venezuela (Cattleya). ScaleNet includes hosts in 7 plant families from the Nearctic (Mexico) and Neotropical zoogeographic regions. Besides L.dendrobii and L. prosopidis (Maskell), no other species of Lecanodiaspis have been intercepted at a U. S. port-of-entry.