Abstract. Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) is an invasive pest of horticultural and agricultural crops worldwide. Name: Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green). Synonyms: Phenacoccus hirsutus Green. Taxonomic position: Insecta: Hemiptera: Homoptera: Pseudococcidae. General information about Maconellicoccus hirsutus (PHENHI).

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Revista Caatinga, 28 2: Native natural enemies are expected to provide some control. Banana Inspection Guidelines Re: However, biological control may be hindered by honeydew maconellicoccks ants or due to parasitoid encapsulation by the scale.

Field Identification and Description of Life Stages. The effect of five insecticides on Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Homoptera: Expression of feeding symptoms from pink hibiscus mealybug Hemiptera: Plants are stunted and produce fewer bolls of a smaller size. Pseudococcidae populations living on different host plants. Eggs are initially orange in color but turn pink on maturity.

Maconellicoccus hirsutus

Kitts, many were incidental hosts on which wind-dispersed crawlers could establish and induce injury symptoms but were unable to reproduce McComie Formicidae provide better protection for soft scales and mealybugs Hirstuus The PHM may be spread naturally by wind, birds, and other wildlife, or by people moving infested plant material to non infested areas.


Pink hibiscus mealybug ad hoc project. Barthelemy, Guadeloupe Etienne et al. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Click here for a Catalog.

Pseudococcidae found on citrus in Australia. Pseudococcidae by commercially important cultivars of hibiscus. However, if mealybugs are eliminated, new terminals develop normally. Climate change impacts on invasive potential of pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Greenin Chile. First report of the pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Hemiptera: Evaluation of host plants and a meridic diet for rearing Maconellicoccus hirsutus Hemiptera: Scale insects Grape pest insects Insects described in Development, Reproduction, and Phenology.


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Studies in resurgence of sucking pests in Karnataka. But these beetles can interfere with macobellicoccus parasites’ effectiveness because the beetles will also feed on parasitized mealybugs. Paper presented at the evaluation workshop on biological control of Hibiscus mealybug. This pest is presently established in central and northern Africa, India, Pakistan, northern Australia, and southeastern Asia.


Premier signalement de la cochenille Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green en Guadeloupe; situation actuelle de ce ravageur des cultures dans les Antilles frantaises Hem, Pseudococcidae.

Good light conditions are essential for examination; in poor light, a powerful flashlight is helpful. Chemical management of M. Pseudococcidae in Florida based on attraction of adult males to pheromone traps.

Maconellicoccus hirsutus

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The males have nonfunctional mouthparts. Manejo Integrado de Plagas, No. Oriental mealybug parasitoids of the Anagyrini Hymenoptera: Tukra disease of mulberry.