EPPO Global Database

Maconellicoccus hirsutus(PHENHI)

Distribution details in Guadeloupe

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1998
From CABI Pest map 100 (2004): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (98/129): found for the first time in April 1998, in Capesterre Belle-eau on Allamanda cathartica, Alpinia purpurata, Artocarpus altilis, Citrus spp. Gliricidia sepium and Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Etienne et al., 1998). It is noted that in countries where biological control has been implemented (Cryptolaemus montrouzieri, Anagyrus kamali), the pest can be controlled to some extent.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/220) : also found on the islands of La Désirade, Marie-Galante, Saint-Barthélemy on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.
* Etienne, J.; Matile-Ferrero, D.; Leblanc, F.; Marival, D. (1998) Premier signalement de Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) en Guadeloupe: situation actuelle de ce ravageur des cultures dans les Antilles françaises (Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae). Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France, 103(2), 173-174.
------- First record in Guadeloupe.

* Matile-Ferrero, D.; Etienne, J. (1996) Présence de la cochenille de l'hibiscus, Maconellicoccus hirsutus à Saint-Martin (Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae). Revue Francaise d'Entomologie 18 (1), 38.
------- First record in St Martin.

* Matile-Ferrero D, Etienne J (2006) Cochenilles des Antilles françaises et de quelques autres îles des Caraïbes (Hemiptera, Coccoidea). Revue française d’Entomologie (NS) 28(4), 161-190.

* Pollard, G. V. (2000) FAO Circular letter No. 1/00. CPPC, Barbados.