EPPO Global Database

Maconellicoccus hirsutus(PHENHI)

Distribution details in United States of America (Georgia)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2008
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/055) : first found in November 2008 in a private garden near Atlanta on hibiscus. It is not known if the pest will be able to overwinter in Georgia.
* Plant Health Progress of 2008-12-12. Pink hibiscus mealybug found in North Georgia. http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/php/news/2008/PHMealybug
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...