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Phenacoccus solani

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Phenacoccus solani

Summary

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  • 19 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phenacoccus solani
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phenacoccus solani Ferris

EPPO code

  • PHENSL (Phenacoccus solani)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
  •                             Unknown: Coccoidea
  •                                 Family: Pseudococcidae
  •                                     Genus: Phenacoccus
  •                                         Species: Phenacoccus solani

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

Cabo VerdePresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
EgyptPresentDewer et al. (2018)
Saint HelenaPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-AscensionPresentMalumphy et al. (2015)
South AfricaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
ZimbabwePresentWilliams et al. (1985); García Morales et al. (2016)

Asia

ChinaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-HenanPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
IndiaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
IranPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
IsraelPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
JapanPresentKawai (2003); García Morales et al. (2016)
-ShikokuPresentOkabayashi (2003)
SingaporePresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
TaiwanPresentChen et al. (2012); García Morales et al. (2016)
ThailandPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
TurkeyPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
VietnamPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)

Europe

FrancePresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
ItalyPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-SicilyPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
SpainPresentBeltrà and Soto (2011); García Morales et al. (2016)
United KingdomPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)

North America

CanadaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-British ColumbiaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
CuraçaoPresentSchotman (1989)
GuadeloupePresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
GuatemalaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
MexicoPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
Netherlands AntillesPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
Puerto RicoPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
United StatesPresentHamlen (1974)
-ArizonaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-CaliforniaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-ColoradoPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-FloridaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-HawaiiPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-LouisianaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-MarylandPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-New MexicoPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-OregonPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-TexasPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-VirginiaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
-WashingtonPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)

Oceania

American SamoaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
AustraliaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
GuamPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
KiribatiPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
Marshall IslandsPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)

South America

BrazilPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
ColombiaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
EcuadorPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
French GuianaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
PeruPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)
VenezuelaPresentGarcía Morales et al. (2016)

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Acerophagus pallidus Parasite Hawaii ornamental plants
Hyperaspis querquesi Predator Adults/Nymphs

References

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Beltrà A, Soto A, 2011. New records of mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) from Spain. Phytoparasitica, 39(4):385-387. http://www.springerlink.com/content/w243808608u27l68/

Caballero, A., Ramos-Portilla, A. A., Gil, Z. N., Benavides, P., 2018. Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) in coffee roots of Norte de Santander and Valle del Cauca, Colombia, and description of a new species. (Insectos escama (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) en raíces de café de Norte de Santander y Valle del Cauca, Colombia y descripción de una nueva especie). Revista Colombiana de Entomología, 44(1), 120-128. doi: 10.25100/socolen.v44i1.6757

Chen SP, Wong JY, Chiu YC, 2012. Survey of mealybugs (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) on Hibiscus spp. (Malvaceae) in Taiwan. Plant Protection Bulletin (Taipei), 54(1):13-27. http://www.pps.org.tw

Dewer, Y., Abdel-Fattah, R. S., Schneider, S. A., 2018. Molecular and morphological identification of the mealybug, Phenacoccus solani Ferris (Hemiptera: pseudococcidae): first report in Egypt. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin, 48(1), 155-159. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/13652338 doi: 10.1111/epp.12458

García Morales, M., Denno, B. D., Miller, D. R., Miller, G. L., Ben-Dov, Y., Hardy, N. B., 2016. Database. doi: 10.1093/database/bav118. http://scalenet.info

Hamlen, R. A., 1974. Populations of economically important insects and mites on Florida grown tropical foliage crops. Fla. Foliage Grower, 11, 6-8.

Kawai, S., 2003. Agricultural Insect Pests in Japan. Umeya, K., Okada, T., eds. Zennoukyou, Tokyo, Japan, p. 263

Malumphy C, White LF, Hall J, Hodgetts J, Hamilton M, 2015. Five invasive mealybug species new for Ascension Island (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), with a revised checklist of scale insects for the island. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 151(2):131-138. http://www.pemberleybooks.com

Mani, M., Shivaraju, C., 2016. Springer India.655 pp.

Nakahira, K., Arakawa, R., 2006. Development and reproduction of an exotic pest mealybug, Phenacoccus solani (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) at three constant temperatures. Applied Entomology and Zoology, 41(4), 573-575. http://odokon.ac.affrc.go.jp/ doi: 10.1303/aez.2006.573

Okabayashi, T. , 2003. The development of practical natural enemy use in the field and its extension. Plant Prot, 57, 530-534.

Schotman CYL, 1989. Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean. RLAC-PROVEG, No. 21:80 pp

Williams, D. J., Blair, B. W., Khasimuddin, S., 1985. Phenacoccus solani Ferris infesting tobacco in Zimbabwe (Homoptera, Coccoidea, Pseudococcidae). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 121(1448/1451), 87-88.

Distribution References

Beltrà A, Soto A, 2011. New records of mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) from Spain. Phytoparasitica. 39 (4), 385-387. http://www.springerlink.com/content/w243808608u27l68/ DOI:10.1007/s12600-011-0178-0

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Chen S P, Wong J Y, Chiu Y C, 2012. Survey of mealybugs (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) on Hibiscus spp. (Malvaceae) in Taiwan. Plant Protection Bulletin (Taipei). 54 (1), 13-27. http://www.pps.org.tw

Dewer Y, Abdel-Fattah R S, Schneider S A, 2018. Molecular and morphological identification of the mealybug, Phenacoccus solani Ferris (Hemiptera: pseudococcidae): first report in Egypt. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin. 48 (1), 155-159. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/13652338 DOI:10.1111/epp.12458

García Morales M, Denno B D, Miller D R, Miller G L, Ben-Dov Y, Hardy N B, 2016. ScaleNet: A literature-based model of scale insect biology and systematics. In: ScaleNet: A literature-based model of scale insect biology and systematics. http://scalenet.info/

Hamlen RA, 1974. Populations of economically important insects and mites on Florida grown tropical foliage crops., 11 6-8.

Kawai S, 2003. Agricultural Insect Pests in Japan., [ed. by Umeya K, Okada T]. Tokyo, Japan: Zennoukyou. 263.

Malumphy C, White L F, Hall J, Hodgetts J, Hamilton M, 2015. Five invasive mealybug species new for Ascension Island (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), with a revised checklist of scale insects for the island. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine. 151 (2), 131-138. http://www.pemberleybooks.com

Okabayashi T, 2003. The development of practical natural enemy use in the field and its extension., 57 530-534.

Schotman C Y L, 1989. Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean. In: RLAC-PROVEG, 80 pp.

Williams D J, Blair B W, Khasimuddin S, 1985. Phenacoccus solani Ferris infesting tobacco in Zimbabwe (Homoptera, Coccoidea, Pseudococcidae). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine. 121 (1448/1451), 87-88.

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