Puto barberi (Cockerell, 1895)
Barber giant mealybug
On the branches.
female with young larvae (from Villegas ao)
In the tropics, potentially also in southern Europe: Bougainvillea; Citrus; Coccoloba; Codiaeum; Coffea arabica; Daucus; Dianthus; Fragaria; Hibiscus; Lantana; Lonicera; Pelargonium; Physalis; Plectranthus; Schefflera; Tamarix.
distribution within Europe
Neotropical species, recently found in the Canary Islands.
Gavrilov-Zimin & Danzig (2015a), Malumphy (2010b), Villegas, Peña, Muñoz, ao (2013a).