EPPO Global Database

Maconellicoccus hirsutus(PHENHI)

Distribution details in Papua New Guinea

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1996: Present, no details
From CABI Pest map 100 (2004): Present, no details
* Bourke, T. V.; Fenner, T. L.; Stibick, J. N. L.; Baker, G. L.; Hassan, E.; O'Sullivan, D. F.; Li, C. S. (1973) Insect pest survey for the year ending 30th June 1969, p. 20. Department of Agriculture, Stock & Fisheries, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
------- New Britain (Bainings, Rabaul).

* NHM (1957); (1962); (1979); (1997).
------- Central and North Districts, Port Moresby, Konedobu.

* Williams DJ (1996) A brief account of the hibiscus mealy bug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), a pest of agriculture and horticulture, with descriptions of two related species from southern Asia. Bulletin of Entomological Research 86(5), 617-628.

* Williams, D. J.; Watson, G. W. (1988) The scale insects of the tropical South Pacific region. Part 2. The mealybugs (Pseudococcidae), 102. CAB International, Wallingford, UK.
------- Madang.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Indonesia Sulawesi Present, no details view...
Indonesia Sumatra Present, no details view...
Indonesia Java Present, no details view...
Indonesia Irian Jaya Present, no details view...
Indonesia Nusa Tenggara Present, no details view...
Indonesia Present, widespread view...