EPPO Global Database

Planococcus minor(PLANMI)

Distribution details in Mauritius

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, no details
First described as Dactylopius calceolariae minor in 1897 on 'onion grass' (Romulea rosea) in Mauritius.
* Germain JF, Attié M, Barbet A, Franck A, Quilici S (2007) New scale insects recorded for the Comoros and Seychelles Islands. Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Scale Insect Studies (Oeiras, PT, 2007-09-24/27), 129-135.