Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) introduced recently to Sri Lanka, with three new country records.

Abstract

New Sri Lankan country records are presented for Antonina thaiensis (collected from Alawwa, Kiriwaneliya and Penideniya on Bambusa vulgaris), Ferrisia malvastra (collected from Dambulla on Codiaeum variegatum) and Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (collected from Mukalanlaya on Solanum xanthocarpum). The morphology and geographical distribution of these species are briefly covered.