Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Rhizoecus cacticans

Rhizoecus cacticans (Hambleton, 1846)

cacticans mealybug

Rhizoecus cacticans

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parasite

At the roots.

host plants

polyphagous

Aeonium; Aichryson tortuosum; Echeveria secunda; Pachycereus pringlei; Peperomia stolonifera; Sedum dasyphyllum.

distribution within Europe

PESI (2021).

notes

Important pest in greenhouses.

references

Carnero Hernandez & Perez Guerra (1986a), Danzig & Gavrilov (2009a), Łagowska, Golan, Kot ao (2015a), Malumphy, Ostrauskas & Pye (2008a), Medina (1978a).

Last modified 23.x.2021