citrophilus mealybug

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Noun1.citrophilus mealybug - destructive especially to citrus
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
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In New Zealand, the primary mealybugs are longtailed (Pseudococcus longispinus) and Citrophilus mealybug (P calceolariae).