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Related to Pseudococcidae: mealybug
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Noun1.Pseudococcidae - scalelike insects: mealybugs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Coccoidea, superfamily Coccoidea - scale insects and mealybugs
genus Pseudococcus, Pseudococcus - type genus of the Pseudococcidae
mealy bug, mealybug - scalelike plant-eating insect coated with a powdery waxy secretion; destructive especially of fruit trees
genus Planococcus, Planococcus - a genus of Pseudococcidae
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The Pseudococcidae family, better known as the floury mealybug, include the 'suckers' that feed on the sap and are the major cause of plants damaging.
Interactions between species of Cephaleta, Cephaleta australiensis (Howard, 1896), Cephaleta brasiliensis (De Santis, 1963) and Cephaleta brunniventris Motschulsky, 1859, with species of Asterolecaniidae, Cerococcidae, Coccidae, Eriococcidae and Pseudococcidae have been reported (Noyes, 2014), but with species of lecanodiaspidid is new.
La categoria otros agrupo Hymenoptera, Delphacidae, Enicocephalidae, Pseudococcidae Lepidoptera, Neuroptera, Scolopendromorpha y Thysanoptera.
A Systematic Catalogue of the Mealybugs of the World (Insecto: Homoptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae and Putoidae), with data on geographical distribution, host plants, biology and economic importance.
There are 22 families--with more than 7,300 species--the largest and most common being Diaspididae, or armored scales; Coccidae, or soft scales; and Pseudococcidae, commonly known as mealybugs.
We worked with the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri (Risso), which has a life history typical of most members of the family Pseudococcidae.
externa are generalist predators, feeding on insects considered to be agricultural pests, aphids, scale insects (Monophlebidae, Pseudococcidae, Eriococcidae, Coccidae, Diaspididae), spittlebug (Cercopidae, Cicadellidae, Membracidae, Fulgoridae), whiteflies (Aleyrodidae), psyllids (Psyllidae), thrips (Thysanoptera), eggs and larvae of Lepidoptera, mites (Tetranychidae, Eriophyidae), beetles, Diptera and others insects of Neuroptera order (Freitas, 2002).
1995), Pseudococcidae (Ben-Dov, 1994) y del orden Thysanoptera (Retana-Salazar, 2006).
2007) Habrobracon hebator, chilosuppressalis purchase Iceryain disease Pseudococcidae