EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus solenopsis(PHENSO)

Distribution details in Benin

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2008
From CABI Pest map 761 (2012): Present, no details
* Fand BB, Suroshe SS (2015) The invasive mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley, a threat to tropical and subtropical agricultural and horticultural production systems - A review. Crop Protection 69, 34-43.

* Germain JF, Vayssières JF, Matile-Ferrero D (2010) Preliminary inventory of scale insects on mango trees in Benin. Entomologia Hellenica 19, 124-131.
------- Collected in 2006 in Tchatchou (Borgou department).

* Hodgson CJ, Abbas G, Arif MJ, Saeed S, Karar H (2008) Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae), an invasive mealybug damaging cotton in Pakistan and India, with a discussion on seasonal morphological variation. Zootaxa 1913, 1-35.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Nigeria Present, no details view...