Ripersiella planetica (Williams, 2004)
asian root mealybug
Aphids white, covered with flocculent wax, 2 mm long, short sausage-shaped, with short antennae and legs; at the roots.
polyphagous, in Europe at the moment only:
distribution within Europe
Exotic species, found in Malta in 2012.
Malumphy (2012a), Mifsud, Mazzeo, Russo & Watson (2014a).