Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pseudococcus comstocki

Pseudococcus comstocki (Kuwana, 1902)

Comstock mealybug

on broadleaved trees and shrubs

parasite

Scales on the leaves, but eggs, deposited in a white ovisac, om branches and on the stem

host plants

polyphagous

Carpinus betulus; Catalpa bignonioides; Cotinus; Cotoneaster horizontalis; Elaeagnus; Hedera helix; Hypericum calycinum; Mahonia aquifolium; Malus domestica; Morus alba, nigra, “pendula”; Pittosporum tobira; Prunus laurocerasus, persica; Pyracantha coccinea; Pyrus communis; Viburnum tinus.

distribution within Europe

Asiatic species, since 2004 in southern Europe.

references

Fetykó (2014a), Pellizzari, Duso, Rainato, ao (2012a), Szita, Fetykó, Konczné Benedicty, ao (2017a).

Last modified 28.x.2021