EPPO Global Database

Maconellicoccus hirsutus(PHENHI)

Distribution details in Brazil (Sao Paulo)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2012
First found in 2012 in the municipality of São Carlos on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. In 2013, it was found in 11 municipalities mainly on hibiscus species in urban areas, but also on Erythrina spp., Ficus pumila, Eugenia uniflora, and Tectona grandis (teak - in the northwest part of the state).
* De Siqueira MA, Peronti ALBG, Martinelli NM, Costa VA (2019) New Records of Parasitoids Hymenopteran (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) Associated With Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in the State of São Paulo. Journal of Agricultural Science 11(4), 100-112.

* Morais EGF (2016) Distribuição, impactos e manejo da cochonilha-rosada, Maconellicoccus hirsutus, no Brasil. Abstract of a paper presented at the XXVI Congresso Brasileiro de Entomologia and IX Congresso Latino-americano de Entomologia (Maceio, Alagoas, BR, 2016-03-13/17).

* Peronti ALBG, Martinelli NM, Alexandrino JG, Marsaro-Júnior AL, Penteado-Dias AM, Almeida LM (2016) Natural enemies associated with Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. Florida Entomologist 99(1), 21-25.
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...