EPPO Global Database

Ripersiella hibisci(RHIOHI)

Distribution details in United States of America (Hawaii)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2002: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1992
Information from the Web sites of the Florida Department of Agriculture and University of Hawaii.
* Hara AH, Niino-DuPonte RY and Jacobsen CM (2001) Root mealybugs of quarantine significance in Hawaii. Insect pests IP-6. Cooperative Extension Service University of Hawaii, 4 pp.

* Williams DJ (1996) Four related species of root mealybugs of the genus Rhizoecus from east and southeast Asia of importance at quarantine inspection (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Journal of Natural History, 30, 1391– 1403.