Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phenacoccus madeirensis

Phenacoccus madeirensis Green, 1923

Madeira mealybug


Phnenacoccus madierensis on Osteospermum jucundum

Osteospermum jucundum, infestation (from Stathas ao)


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; Osteospermum jucundum; Pelargonium.

distribution within Europe

(PESI, 2020).


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

Last modified 27.x.2021