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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: 25 Feb 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

Cabo VerdePresent
EgyptPresent
Saint HelenaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-AscensionPresent
South AfricaPresent
ZimbabwePresent

Asia

CambodiaPresent
ChinaPresent
-HenanPresent
IndiaPresent
IranPresent
IsraelPresent
JapanPresent
-ShikokuPresent
LaosPresent
SingaporePresent
TaiwanPresent
ThailandPresent
TurkeyPresent
VietnamPresent

Europe

FrancePresent
ItalyPresent
-SicilyPresent
SpainPresent
United KingdomPresent

North America

CanadaPresent
-British ColumbiaPresent
CuraçaoPresent
GuadeloupePresent
GuatemalaPresent
MexicoPresent
Netherlands AntillesPresent
Puerto RicoPresent
Trinidad and TobagoPresent
United StatesPresent
-ArizonaPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-ColoradoPresent
-FloridaPresent
-HawaiiPresent
-LouisianaPresent
-MarylandPresent
-New MexicoPresent
-OregonPresent
-TexasPresent
-VirginiaPresent
-WashingtonPresent

Oceania

American SamoaPresent
AustraliaPresent
GuamPresent
KiribatiPresent
Marshall IslandsPresent

South America

BrazilPresent
ColombiaPresent
EcuadorPresent
French GuianaPresent
PeruPresent
VenezuelaPresent

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Acerophagus pallidus Parasite Hawaii ornamental plants
Hyperaspis querquesi Predator Adults; Arthropods|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

Celepcİ E, Uygur S, Kaydan M B, Uygur F N, 2017. Mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) species on weeds in Citrus (Rutaceae) plantations in Çukurova Plain, Turkey. Türkiye Entomoloji Bülteni. 7 (1), 15-21. http://dergipark.gov.tr/download/article-file/315531

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.

Suh SooJung, Bombay K, 2015. Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) found on dracaena and ficus plants (Asparagales: Asparagaceae, Rosales: Moraceae) from southeastern Asia. Insecta Mundi. 1-10. http://centerforsystematicentomology.org/default.asp?action=insectamundi&id=insecta_new&year=2015

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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