EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus solenopsis(PHENSO)

Distribution details in Jamaica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2000
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.

* Hodges, A.; Hodges, G.; Buss, L.; Osborne, L. (2008) Mealybugs & Mealybug Look-Alikes of the Southeastern United States. USDA-CSREES Integrated Pest Management Centers, USA, 113 pp. http://www.ncipmc.org/alerts/phmb/mealybugs.pdf.