Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

An illustrated redescription of Icerya purchasi.

Abstract

The adult hermaphroditic form of Icerya purchasi Mask., which is becoming a problem on citrus and ornamentals in the south-east of the USA, where insecticides applied against other insects have killed its predator Rodolia cardinalis (Muls.) is redescribed, and fully illustrated for the first time.