EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus solenopsis(PHENSO)

Distribution details in Egypt

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, no details
From CABI Pest map 761 (2012): Present, no details
* Abd-Rabou S, Germain JF, Malausa T (2010) Phenacoccus parvus Morrison et P. solenopsis Tinsley, deux cochenilles nouvelles pour l'Égypte (Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 115(4), 509-510.
------- On weeds.

* Abd-Rabou S, Shalaby H, Germain JF, Ris N, Kreiter P, Malausa T (2012) Identification of mealybug pest species (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Egypt and France, using a DNA barcoding approach. Bulletin of Entomological Research 102(5), 515-523 (abst.).

* Ibrahim SS, Moharum FA, Abd El-Ghany NM (2015) The cotton mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) as a new insect pest on tomato plants in Egypt. Journal of Plant Protection Research 55(1), 48-51.
------- Found on tomato crops in Qalyoubia governorate.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Israel Present, widespread view...
Sudan Present, no details view...