EPPO Global Database

Maconellicoccus hirsutus(PHENHI)

Distribution details in Brazil (Roraima)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2010
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/009) : first found in 2010, several localities in the state of Roraima (Boa Vista, Bonfim, Normandia, Pacaraima).
* Marsaro Jr AL, Peronti ALBG, Penteado-Dias AM, Morais EFG, Pereira PRVS (2013) First report of Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green, 1908) (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) and the associated parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi, 1948 (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), in Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology 73(2), 413-418.

* Morais EGF, Peronti, ALBG, Marsaro AL Jr, da Silva RJ Jr (2012) [New records and hosts of the pink mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus in Roraima]. Abstract of a paper presented at the XXIV Congresso Brasileiro de Entomologia (Curitiba, BR, 2012-09-16/20) (in Portuguese).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Colombia Present, restricted distribution view...
French Guiana Present, no details view...
Guyana Present, widespread view...
Suriname Present, restricted distribution view...
Venezuela Present, no details view...