Phenacoccus peruvianus Granara de Willink, 2007
adult female, larvae, ovisac with eggs (from Malumphy & Eyre).
Scales mainly at the undersides of the leaves. Contrary to most mealybugs the female has no lateral or terminal filaments.
Mostly found on Bougainvillea.
South American species, since 2005 in Europe; the species has quickly colonised most of southern Europe; also in greenhouses.
Beltrà, Soto, Germain ao (2010a), Gkounti & Milonas (2013a), Malumphy & Eyre (2015a), Stathas, Kartsonas & Darras (2015a).