Identification of the Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Pseudococcidae)

The pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), has spread rapidly in the tropical and subtropical areas of the New World especially throughout the Caribbean Islands, and has rece~t1y been discovered in Cal
The pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), has spread rapidly in the tropical and subtropical areas of the New World especially throughout the Caribbean Islands, and has rece~t1y been discovered in California, Mexico, and Belize. All instal's of the pink hibiscus mealybug are descrIbed and illustrated to facilitate discovery of infestations. Comparisons with other common pest species are provided for most of the 8 instars, and a table is included that distinguishes the pink hibiscus mealybug from other pest species in the field.
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Author:Douglass R. Miller
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-237957
ISSN:0749-6737
ISSN:1942-1354
Parent Title (English):Insecta Mundi
Publisher:Flora & Fauna Publ.
Place of publication:Gainesville, Fla.
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Year of first Publication:1999
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Contributing Corporation:Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc.
Release Date:2011/12/29
Volume:13
Issue:3-4
Pagenumber:15
First Page:189
Last Page:203
Dewey Decimal Classification:590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Zeitschriften / Jahresberichte:Insecta Mundi, Volume 13 (1999)
Journal: Dazugehörige Zeitschrift anzeigen
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell 3.0

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