Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phenacocccus gossypii

Phenacocccus gossypii i(Towsend & Cockerell, 1898)

mexican mealybug

Phenacocccus gossypii

© United States National Collection of Scale Insects Photograph

host plants


Calendula; Capsicum frutescens; Citrus; Dahlia; Hibiscus; Lycopersicon esculentum; Pelargonium; Phaseolus vulgaris; Plectranthus.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).


Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a).

Last modified 22.x.2021