Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Pseudococcus longispinus

Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni-Tozzetti, 1867)

longtailed mealybug

Pseudococcus longispinus

female © David Cappaert, Bugwood.org

parasite

Larvae freely on the leaves.

host plants

polyphagous

Anthurium; Asparagus aethiopicus, officinalis; Bougainvillea, spectabilis; Brachychiton acerifolius; Capsicum annuum; Citrus; Coccoloba uvifera; Codiaeum; Cordyline australis, stricta; Cycas revoluta; Euonymus; Ficus benjamina, carica, elastica; Fragaria vesca; Fuchsia; Hibiscus rosa-sinensis; Kleinia neriifolia; Laurus nobilis; Limonium; Lonicera; Lotus berthelotii; Maclura pomifera; Magnolia; Monstera deliciosa; Nephrolepis exaltata; Nerium oleander; Opuntia ficus-indica; Passiflora; Pelargonium; Persea americana; Phoenix canariensis; Pittosporum tobira; Plectranthus; Prunus; Psidium guajava; Ricinus communis; Robinia pseudoacacia; Schinus terebinthifolia; Sorbus americana; Strelitzia; Trachycarpus fortunei; Verbena officinalis; Viburnum; Washingtonia .

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

notes

In Central Europe mainly in greenhouses.

references

Boertjes, Fransen & Marissen (2003a), Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a), Gertsson (2016a), Hellrigl (2004a) , Łagowska, Golan, Kot ao (2015a), Malumphy & Kahrer (2011a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a), Mazzeo, Suma & Russo (0000a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a), Pellizzari, Porcelli, Seljak & Kozár (2011a), Seljak (2010a).

Last modified 23.x.2021