Pseudococcus


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Noun1.Pseudococcus - type genus of the Pseudococcidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Pseudococcidae, Pseudococcidae - scalelike insects: mealybugs
Comstock mealybug, Comstock's mealybug, Pseudococcus comstocki - Asiatic insect introduced accidentally into United States; pest on citrus and apple trees
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During a return visit to the Fakahatchee Strand in 2012, we encountered another Neotropical greenhouse pest, the orchid mealybug, Pseudococcus microcirculus McKenzie (J.
These families of scale insects include the pest species Coccus viridis (Green) in citrus culture and Pseudococcus adonidum (L.
A new invasive jackbeardsley mealybug, Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on papaya in India.
27-VI2013; Planococcus minor (Maskell), on Codiaeum variegatum, 28-VI-2013; Pseudococcus cryptus Hempel, on Citrus sp.
During these surveys, Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi Gimpel & Miller was identified for the first time from Cote d'Ivoire, a new continental record for Africa.
Five species were tested with Silwet L-77 plus oil and Grandevo in the laboratory, including 2 predatory mites, Metaseiulus (=Typhlodromus or Galendromus) occidentalis (Nesbitt) (Acari: Phytoseiidae) and Hemicheyletia wellsina De Leon (Acari: Cheyletidae), 2 phytophagous mites: the two-spotted spider mite [Tetranychus urticae (Koch) (Acari: Tetranychidae)] and Tenuipalpus pacificus Baker (Acari: Tenuipalpidae), and the long-tailed mealybug, Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni-Tozzetti) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae).
Aspects of the reproductive biology of pseudaphycus maculipennis (Hym: Encyrtidae), a parasitoid of obscure mealybug, pseudococcus viburni (Hem: Pseudococcidae).
Temperature dependent development rate of three mealybug species, Pseudococcus citriculus (Green), Planococcus citri (Risso) and Planococcus kraunhiae (Kuwana) (Homoptera: Pseudicoccidae) on citrus.
In this regard, Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi Gimpel and Miller (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), known as the Jack Beardsley mealybug, is a polyphagous species of neotropical origin that is known to attack 93 plant species including several vegetable and fruit and ornamental crop species (CAB Intl.
Leaves Flowers Fruits NI * Leaves Pentatomidae Edessa Leaves rufomarginata De Geer Pseudococcidae Pseudococcus sp.
brevipes (Cockerell), Planococcus citri (Risso), Pseudococcus gahani (Green), Saccharicoccus sacchari (Cockerell), see Noyes & Hayat 1994; Noyes 2012) that are often associated with ants, and therefore association with ants might be fortuitous.