Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phenacoccus madeirensis

Phenacoccus madeirensis Green, 1923

Madeira mealybug

polyphagous

Phnenacoccus madierensis on Osteospermum jucundum

Osteospermum jucundum, infestation (from Stathas ao)

parasite

On the stems. Adult females have a grey oval body, covered by thin, white mealy wax; the ovisac covers the entire body.

host plants

Agave; Aloysia citriodora; Campanula; Hibiscus rosa-sinensis; Hoya carnosa; Lantana camara; Mirabilis jalapa; Osteospermum jucundum; Pelargonium; Portulaca grandiflora; Solanum melongena; Vitis vinifera.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Ben-Dov Y & Sánchez-García (2015a), Kaydan, Erkiliç & Ülgentürk (2012a), Masten Milek, Šimala & Markotić (2015a), Mazzeo, Longo, Pellizzari, ao (2014a), Mazzeo, Suma & Russo (0000a), Moreno Salmerón (2011a), Stathas, Kartsonas & Darras (2015a), Szita, Fetykó, Konczné Benedicty, ao (2017a).

Last modified 5.xii.2021