Phenacoccus madeirensis Green, 1923

Madeira mealybug

polyphagous

Phnenacoccus madierensis on Osteospermum jucundum

Osteospermum jucundum, infestation (from Stathas ao)

parasite

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

host plants

Aloysia citriodora; Hibiscus rosa-sinensis; Lantana camara; Osteospermum jucundum.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).

references

Ben-Dov Y & Sánchez-García (2015a), Masten Milek, Šimala & Markotić (2015a), Stathas, Kartsonas & Darras (2015a).

mod 4.iii.2020