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The Invasive Hibiscus Mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) and its Recent Range Expansion in Brazil
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green, 1908) (He miptera: Pseudococcidae) is an invasive mealy bug species originally from Southern Asia or Aus tralia (Williams 1996; Goolsby et al. 2002) that has expandedExpand
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The invasive mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus: lessons for its current range expansion in South America and invasive pest management in general
The invasive mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) is a plant feeding insect believed to be native to Southern Asia or Australia. This mealybug has become establishedExpand
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A revision of the wax scale insects (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea: Ceroplastinae) of the Afrotropical Region.
This paper reviews all species within the scale insect subfamily Ceroplastinae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea:Coccidae) known from the Afrotropical Region (here including the whole of Africa,Expand
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Natural Enemies Associated with Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in the State of São Paulo, Brazil
Abstract The pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), occurs widely in Brazil, causing damage to some crops. However, information on beneficial insectsExpand
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Description of the immature female stages of Ceroplastes janeirensis (Gray) (Hemiptera: Coccidae) with a special reference to the development of the wax test
This paper describes the nymphal development of Ceroplastes janeirensis (Gray), which develops its wax test differently to that currently known for other Ceroplastinae. Macroscopic and microscopicExpand
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Scale Insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of ornamental plants from São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil
A list of 35 scale insects collected from 72 ornamental plant species in Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil is provided. Regarding host specificity, 30 scale insects were polyphagous, 4 oligophagous, andExpand
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Complex of Natural Enemies Associated With Scale Insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) on Sugarcane in Brazil
A survey of the natural enemies of Aclerda takahashii (Kuwana, 1932) (Hemiptera: Aclerdidae) and Saccharicoccus sacchari (Cockerell, 1895) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) was carried out in the state ofExpand
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First report of Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green, 1908) (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) and the associated parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi, 1948 (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), in Brazil.
The pink hibiscus mealybug (PHM), Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) and the associated hymenopterous parasitoid, Anagyrus kamali Moursi, 1948 (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), areExpand
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Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea) of ornamental plants from São Carlos, São Paulo state, Brazil.
A total of 25 aphid species were collected from 49 ornamental plant species in São Carlos-São Paulo, Brazil; 12 aphids were monophagous, four oligophagous and nine polyphagous. A total of 58Expand
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Coccidae, Pseudococcidae, Ortheziidae, and Monophlebidae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of Espírito Santo, Brazil
Culik, M.P., Martins, D.S., Ventura, J.A., Peronti, A.L.B.G., Gullan, P.Y. & Kondo, T. Coccidae, Pseudococcidae, Ortheziidae, and Monophlebidae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of Espirito Santo, Brazil. BiotaExpand
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