Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Datasheet

Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi
(Jack Beardsley mealybug)

Toolbox

Datasheet

Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Jack Beardsley mealybug)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Jack Beardsley mealybug
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
  • There are no pictures available for this datasheet

    If you can supply pictures for this datasheet please contact:

    Compendia
    CAB International
    Wallingford
    Oxfordshire
    OX10 8DE
    UK
    compend@cabi.org
  • Distribution map More information

Don't need the entire report?

Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

Generate report

Identity

Top of page

Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi Gimpel and Miller, 1996

Preferred Common Name

  • Jack Beardsley mealybug

Other Scientific Names

  • Pseudococcus elisae Borchsenius (misidentification)

Taxonomic Tree

Top of page
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
  •                             Unknown: Coccoidea
  •                                 Family: Pseudococcidae
  •                                     Genus: Pseudococcus
  •                                         Species: Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi

Distribution Table

Top of page

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

Côte d'IvoirePresentIntroducedN'Guessan et al. (2014)
RéunionPresentGermain (2013)

Asia

BruneiPresentWilliams (1988)
ChinaPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Wang YuSheng (2018)
-FujianPresentFujian Inspection and Quarantine Bureau (2014)
IndonesiaPresentWilliams (1988)
-JavaPresentNHM (1973)
MalaysiaPresentWilliams (1988)
-Peninsular MalaysiaPresentNHM (1987)
-SabahPresentNHM (1931)
MaldivesPresentNHM (1994)
PhilippinesPresentWilliams (1988)
SingaporePresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
Sri LankaPresentTokihiro (2006); Anura et al. (2012)
TaiwanPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
ThailandPresentWilliams (1988)

North America

ArubaPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
BahamasPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
BarbadosPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
BelizePresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
CanadaAbsent, Intercepted onlyGimpel and Miller (1996); CABI (Undated)
Costa RicaPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
CubaPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
Dominican RepublicPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
El SalvadorPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
GrenadaPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
GuatemalaPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
HaitiPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
HondurasPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
JamaicaPresentBeardsley (1986)
MartiniquePresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
MexicoPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
MontserratPresentNHM (1997)
NicaraguaPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Williams and Granara de Willink (1992)
PanamaPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
Puerto RicoPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
Sint MaartenPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentNHM (1980); Gimpel and Miller (1996)
Turks and Caicos IslandsPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
U.S. Virgin IslandsPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated a)Present based on regional distribution.
-FloridaPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
-HawaiiPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Nakahara (1981)
-TexasPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)

Oceania

KiribatiPresentWilliams and Watson (1988)
Papua New GuineaPresentWilliams (1988)
TuvaluPresentWilliams (1988)

South America

BoliviaPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Williams and Granara de Willink (1992)
BrazilPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)
-Espirito SantoPresentCulik et al. (2007); Culik et al. (2009)
-ParaPresentNHM (1975)
ColombiaPresentGimpel and Miller (1996); Kondo and Muñoz (2016)
GuyanaPresentCABI (Undated)Original citation: Williams and Granara de Willink (1992)
VenezuelaPresentGimpel and Miller (1996)

Growth Stages

Top of page Fruiting stage, Post-harvest, Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

Top of page
SignLife StagesType
Fruit / external feeding
Leaves / external feeding

References

Top of page

Anura UG, Sirisena I, Watson GW, Hemachandra KS, Wijayagunasekara HNP, 2012. Mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) introduced recently to Sri Lanka, with three new country records. Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 88(3):365-367

Beardsley JA, 1986. Taxonomic notes on Pseudococcus elisae Borchsenius, a mealybug new to the Hawaiian fauna (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae). Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 26:31-34

Charlin C R, 1972. Geographical distribution, food-plants and new identifications of Coccids from Chile. Revista Peruana de Entomologia, 15:215-218

Culik MP, Martins Ddos S, Ventura JA, Peronti ALBG, Gullan PJ, Kondo T, 2007. Coccidae, Pseudococcidae, Ortheziidae, and Monophlebidae(Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of Espírito Santo, Brazil. Biota Neotropica, 7(3):61-65. http://www.biotaneotropica.org.br/v7n3/en/fullpaper?bn00507032007+en

Culik MP, Ventura JA, Martins Ddos S, 2009. Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccidae) of pineapple in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil. Acta Horticulturae [Proceedings of the Sixth International Pineapple Symposium, Joao Pessoa, Brazil, 18-23 November 2007.], No.822:215-218. http://www.actahort.org

Fujian Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, 2014. Fujian Inspection and Quarantine Bureau. Fujian, China

Germain JF, 2013. Four species of invasive scale insects new for Reunion Island (Hemiptera, Coccoidea). (Quatre espèces de Cochenilles invasives nouvelles pour l'île de la Réunion (Hemiptera, Coccoidea).) Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France, 118(4):509-511

Gimpel WFJr, Miller DR, 1996. Systematic analysis of the mealybugs in the Pseudococcus maritimus complex (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae). Contributions on Entomology, International, 2(1):163 pp.; 3 pp. of ref

Kondo T, Muñoz JA, 2016. Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) associated with avocado crop, Persea americana Mill. (Lauraceae) in Valle del Cauca and neighboring departments of Colombia. Insecta Mundi, No.0465:1-24. http://centerforsystematicentomology.org/default.asp?action=insectamundi&id=insecta_new&year=2016

Lit IL Jr, Calilung VJ, 1994. Philippine mealybugs of the genus Pseudococcus (Pseudococcidae, Coccoidea, Hemiptera). Philippine Entomologist, 9(3):254-267

Lit IL Jr, Calilung VJ, Villacarlos LT, 1990. Notes on mealybugs and scale insects (Coccoidea, Hemiptera) of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz). Philippine Entomologist, 8(1):707-708

Maw, H. E. L., Foottit, R. G., Hamilton, K. G. A., Scudder, G. G. E., Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska. Ottawa, Canada: NRC Research Press.

Nakahara S, 1978. List of the Hawaiian Coccoidea (Homoptera: Sternorhyncha). Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 23(3):387-424

N'Guessan PW, Watson GW, Brown JK, N'Guessan FK, 2014. First record of Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) from Africa, Côte d'Ivoire. Florida Entomologist, 97(4):1690-1693. http://www.fcla.edu/FlaEnt/

Salazar T J, 1972. Contribution to knowledge of the Pseudococcidae of Peru. Revista Peruana de Entomologia, 15:277-303

Stover RH, 1975. Sooty moulds of bananas. Transactions of the British Mycological Society, 65(2):328-330

Sugimoto S, 1994. Scale insects intercepted on banana fruits from Mindanao Is., the Philippines (Coccoidea: Homoptera). Research Bulletin of the Plant Protection Service, Japan, No. 30:115-121; 19 ref

Tokihiro G, 2006. List of mealybugs (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) intercepted at Japanese plant quarantine mainly from areas without a record of distribution. Research Bulletin of the Plant Protection Service, Japan, No.42:59-61. http://www.pps.go.jp/

Wang YuSheng, Zhou Pei, Tian Hu, Wan FangHao, Zhang GuiFen, 2018. First record of the invasive pest Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on the Chinese mainland and its rapid identification based on species-specific polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Economic Entomology, 111(5), 2120-2128. https://academic.oup.com/jee/ doi: 10.1093/jee/toy223

Williams DJ, 1988. The distribution of the neotropical mealybug Pseudococcus elisp Borchsenius in the Pacific region and Southern Asia (Hem.-Hom., Pseudococcidae). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 124(1488-1491):123-124

Williams DJ, Granara de Willink MC, 1992. Mealybugs of Central and South America. Wallingford, UK: CAB International

Williams DJ, Watson GW, 1988. Scale insects of the tropical South Pacific region. Part 2. Mealybugs (Pseudococcidae). Wallingford, Oxon, UK; CAB International, 260 pp

Distribution References

Anura U G, Sirisena I, Watson G W, Hemachandra K S, Wijayagunasekara H N P, 2012. Mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) introduced recently to Sri Lanka, with three new country records. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 88 (3), 365-367.

Beardsley J W Jr, 1986. Taxonomic notes on Pseudococcus elisae Borkhsenius, a mealybug new to the Hawaiian fauna (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae). Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society. 31-34.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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

CABI, Undated b. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Culik M P, Martins D dos S, Ventura J A, Peronti A L B G, Gullan P J, Kondo T, 2007. Coccidae, Pseudococcidae, Ortheziidae, and Monophlebidae(Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of Espírito Santo, Brazil. Biota Neotropica. 7 (3), 61-65. http://www.biotaneotropica.org.br/v7n3/en/fullpaper?bn00507032007+en DOI:10.1590/S1676-06032007000300006

Culik M P, Ventura J A, Martins D dos S, 2009. Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccidae) of pineapple in the State of Espírito Santo, Brazil. Acta Horticulturae. 215-218. http://www.actahort.org

Fujian Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, 2014. Fujian Inspection and Quarantine Bureau., Fujian, China:

Germain J F, 2013. Four species of invasive scale insects new for Reunion Island (Hemiptera, Coccoidea). (Quatre espèces de Cochenilles invasives nouvelles pour l'île de la Réunion (Hemiptera, Coccoidea).). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France. 118 (4), 509-511.

Gimpel W F Jr, Miller D R, 1996. Systematic analysis of the mealybugs in the Pseudococcus maritimus complex (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae). In: Contributions on Entomology, International, 2 (1) Gainesville, USA: Associated Publishers. 163 pp.

Kondo T, Muñoz J A, 2016. Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) associated with avocado crop, Persea americana Mill. (Lauraceae) in Valle del Cauca and neighboring departments of Colombia. Insecta Mundi. 1-24. http://centerforsystematicentomology.org/default.asp?action=insectamundi&id=insecta_new&year=2016

N'Guessan P W, Watson G W, Brown J K, N'Guessan F K, 2014. First record of Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) from Africa, Côte d'Ivoire. Florida Entomologist. 97 (4), 1690-1693. http://www.fcla.edu/FlaEnt/ DOI:10.1653/024.097.0443

NHM, 1931. Specimen record from the collection in the Natural History Museum (London, UK)., London, UK: Natural History Museum (London).

NHM, 1973. Specimen record from the collection in the Natural History Museum (London, UK)., London, UK: Natural History Museum (London).

NHM, 1975. Specimen record from the collection in the Natural History Museum (London, UK)., London, UK: Natural History Museum (London).

NHM, 1980. Specimen record from the collection in the Natural History Museum (London, UK)., London, UK: Natural History Museum (London).

NHM, 1987. Specimen record from the collection in the Natural History Museum (London, UK)., London, UK: Natural History Museum (London).

NHM, 1994. Specimen record from the collection in the Natural History Museum (London, UK)., London, UK: Natural History Museum (London).

NHM, 1997. Specimen record from the collection in the Natural History Museum (London, UK)., London, UK: Natural History Museum (London).

Tokihiro G, 2006. List of mealybugs (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) intercepted at Japanese plant quarantine mainly from areas without a record of distribution. Research Bulletin of the Plant Protection Service, Japan. 59-61. http://www.pps.go.jp/

Williams D J, 1988. The distribution of the neotropical mealybug Pseudococcus elisae Borchsenius in the Pacific region and Southern Asia (Hem.-Hom., Pseudococcidae). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine. 124 (1488-1491), 123-124.

Williams D J, Watson G W, 1988. Scale insects of the tropical South Pacific region. Part 2. Mealybugs (Pseudococcidae). Wallingford, Oxon, UK: CAB International. 260 pp.

Distribution Maps

Top of page
You can pan and zoom the map
Save map