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Planococcus minor (Pacific mealybug)

Synonyms: Dactylopius calceolariae minor; Planococcus minor; Planococcus pacificus; Pseudococcus calceolariae minor

Prey / Diet

Abelmoschus manihot (sunset muskmallow)[1]
Acacia confusa (pilampwoia)[1]
Acacia farnesiana (Ellington curse)[1]
Acacia holosericea (candelabra wattle)[1]
Acacia spirobis <Unverified Name>[1]
Acalypha hispida (red-hot cat's tail)[1]
Acalypha wilkesiana[1]
Adenanthera pavonina (red beadtree)[1]
Adenium obesum (Sabi Star)[1]
Aleurites moluccanus (Indian walnut)[1]
Alocasia macrorhiza <Unverified Name>[1]
Alphitonia zizyphoides[1]
Alpinia nutans[1]
Alpinia purpurata (red ginger)[1]
Anacardium occidentale (cashew)[1]
Ananas comosus (pineapple)[1]
Annona muricata (soursop)[1]
Annona reticulata (custard apple)[1]
Annona squamosa (sugar apple)[1]
Apium graveolens (wild celery)[1]
Arachis hypogaea (Earthnut)[1]
Areca catechu (betel palm)[1]
Artocarpus altilis (breadfruit)[1]
Artocarpus heterophyllus (jackfruit)[1]
Asparagus setaceus (common asparagus fern)[1]
Balaka seemannii[1]
Barringtonia asiatica (sea putat)[1]
Bauhinia monandra (Pink Butterfly Tree)[1]
Bidens acuticaulis var. acuticaulis (Spanish Needle)[1]
Bischofia javanica (Javanese bishopwood)[1]
Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[1]
Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis (pak choi)[1]
Broussonetia papyrifera (paper mulberry)[1]
Brugmansia suaveolens (angel's-tears)[1]
Brunfelsia hispida <Unverified Name>[1]
Caesia parviflora (Blue Grass Lily)[1]
Cajanus cajan (Pigeon Pea Bush)[1]
Calliandra houstoniana[1]
Calophyllum inophyllum (Alexandrian laurel)[1]
Camellia sinensis (tea)[1]
Cananga odorata (ilang-ilang)[1]
Canarium harveyi <Unverified Name>[1]
Canarium indicum (Java almond)[1]
Capsicum annuum (cayenne pepper)[1]
Capsicum frutescens[1]
Cassia imperialis <Unverified Name>[1]
Castilloa elastica <Unverified Name>[1]
Casuarina equisetifolia (common ironwood)[1]
Centrosema pubescens (Snake Plant)[1]
Citrullus lanatus (watermelon)[1]
Citrus aurantiifolia (lime)[1]
Citrus aurantium (sour orange)[1]
Citrus limon (lemon)[1]
Citrus maxima (shaddock)[1]
Citrus paradisi (grapefruit)[1]
Citrus reticulata (tangerine)[1]
Citrus sinensis (orange)[1]
Clerodendrum disparifolium <Unverified Name>[1]
Clerodendrum fallax <Unverified Name>[1]
Clerodendrum paniculatum[1]
Cocos nucifera (coconut palm)[1]
Codiaeum variegatum (garden croton)[1]
Coffea arabica (Arabian coffee)[1]
Coffea canephora (robusta coffee)[1]
Coffea liberica (Liberian coffee)[1]
Colocasia antiquorum (coco yam)[1]
Cordia alliodora (cypre)[1]
Crinum asiaticum (poisonbulb)[1]
Cryptosperma chamissonis <Unverified Name>[1]
Cucumis melo (cantaloupe)[1]
Cucumis sativus (garden cucumber)[1]
Cucurbita maxima (winter squash)[1]
Cucurbita moschata (crookneck squash)[1]
Cucurbita pepo (field pumpkin)[1]
Cyperus rotundus (nutgrass)[1]
Datura inoxia (pricklyburr)[1]
Dioscorea alata (water yam)[1]
Elettaria cardamomum (cardamom)[1]
Emilia sonchifolia (lilac tasselflower)[1]
Endospermum macrophyllum[1]
Epimeredi indicum <Unverified Name>[1]
Epipremnum pinnatum (centipede tongavine)[1]
Etlingera elatior (torch-ginger)[1]
Eucalyptus deglupta (Indonesian gum)[1]
Euphorbia atoto[1]
Euphorbia heterophylla (Mexican fireplant)[1]
Euphorbia hirta (Asthma Weed)[1]
Euphorbia pulcherrima (poinsettia)[1]
Evodia hortensis <Unverified Name>[1]
Excoecaria agallocha (blinding tree)[1]
Fagraea racemosa[1]
Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)[1]
Ficus carica (piku)[1]
Ficus gasparriniana[1]
Ficus opositica <Unverified Name>[1]
Gardenia jasminoides (Cape jasmine)[1]
Gliricidia maculata[1]
Gliricidia sepium (quickstick)[1]
Glochidion ramiflorum[1]
Glycine max (soybean)[1]
Gossypium hirsutum (upland cotton)[1]
Guazuma ulmifolia (bastardcedar)[1]
Guettarda speciosa (beach gardenia)[1]
Harrisia portoricensis (higo chumbo)[1]
Hedera helix (Algerian ivy)[1]
Hedychium coronarium (white garland-lily)[1]
Heliconia aurantiaca[1]
Heliotropium indicum (Indian heliotrope)[1]
Hevea brasiliensis (rubber tree)[1]
Hibiscus sabadariffa <Unverified Name>[1]
Howeia forsteriana <Unverified Name>[1]
Hyptis pectinata (mint weed)[1]
Impatiens balsamina (spotted snapweed)[1]
Impatiens walleriana (buzzy lizzy)[1]
Inocarpus fagifer (Tahitian Chestnut)[1]
Ipomoea batatas ('uala)[1]
Ipomoea pes-caprae (bayhops)[1]
Ixora coccinea (scarlet jungleflame)[1]
Jatropha curcas (Barbados nut)[1]
Justica carnea <Unverified Name>[1]
Kleinhovia hospita (guest tree)[1]
Lagerstroemia indica (crapemyrtle)[1]
Leucaena leucocephala (Wild mimosa)[1]
Ludwigia octovalvis (Mexican primrose-willow)[1]
Lumnitzera coccinea <Unverified Name>[1]
Macadamia tetraphylla (macadamia nut)[1]
Macaranga aleuritoides[1]
Macaranga harveyana[1]
Macaranga tanarius (parasol leaf tree)[1]
Macroptilium atropurpureum (purple bush-bean)[1]
Magnolia figo[1]
Mallotus japonicus[1]
Mangifera indica (mango)[1]
Manihot esculenta (cassava)[1]
Manilkara zapota (sapodilla)[1]
Merremia peltata[1]
Mikania batataefolia (climbing hempvine)[1]
Mimosa pigra (bashful plant)[1]
Mimosa pudica (shameplant)[1]
Morinda citrifolia (Indian mulberry)[1]
Morus alba (mulberry)[1]
Mucuna pruriens (Itchy Bean)[1]
Musa paradisiaca (Banana)[1]
Musa velutina (hairy banana)[1]
Myristica macrantha <Unverified Name>[1]
Ocimum basilicum (sweet basil)[1]
Pachystachys coecinea <Unverified Name>[1]
Palicourea crocea (red cappel)[1]
Pandanus edulis[1]
Pandanus foetida <Unverified Name>[1]
Pandanus maliformis <Unverified Name>[1]
Pandanus utilis (common screwpine)[1]
Passiflora edulis (passionflower)[1]
Pemphis acidula[1]
Persea americana (avocado)[1]
Phaseolus lunatus (French Bean)[1]
Phaseolus vulgaris (Common Bean)[1]
Philodendron fonzii <Unverified Name>[1]
Phyllanthus niruri (gale of the wind)[1]
Piper aduncum (higuillo de hoja menuda)[1]
Piper hongkongense[1]
Piper methysticum (kava)[1]
Pipturus argenteus[1]
Pistia stratioites <Unverified Name>[1]
Plectranthus scutellarioides (common coleus)[1]
Pluchea odorata var. odorata (sweetscent)[1]
Plumeria rubra (frangipani)[1]
Polyscias guilfoylei (geranium aralia)[1]
Pometia pinnata[1]
Premna serratifolia (premna)[1]
Premna taitensis <Unverified Name>[1]
Procris pedunculata[1]
Psidium guajava (common guava)[1]
Pyrus pyrifolia (Chinese pear)[1]
Randia tahitensis <Unverified Name>[1]
Raphanus sativus (Wild Radish)[1]
Ricinus communis (Castor-Oil Plant)[1]
Rosa chinensis (China Rose)[1]
Russelia equisetiformis (fountainbush)[1]
Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane)[1]
Salvia officinalis (kitchen sage)[1]
Schefflera actinphylla <Unverified Name>[1]
Sechium edule (chayote)[1]
Senecio arizonicus (Arizona ragwort)[1]
Senna alata (emperor's candlesticks)[1]
Sida acuta (common wireweed)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]
Solanum melongena (Baingun cultivated eggplnat)[1]
Solanum paniculatum (Jurubeba)[1]
Solanum torvum (Turkey Berry)[1]
Solanum violaceum[1]
Spermacoce laevis[1]
Spondias dulcis (ambarella)[1]
Synedrella nodiflora (nodeweed)[1]
Syzygium cumini (Jambul)[1]
Tagetes erecta (Mexican marigold)[1]
Talipariti tiliaceum (mahoe)[1]
Tectona grandis (teak)[1]
Terminalia catappa (india almond)[1]
Theobroma cacao (cacao)[1]
Tournefortia argentata <Unverified Name>[1]
Triumfetta rhomboidea (masiksik lahe)[1]
Vitex trifolia (simpleleaf chastetree)[1]
Vitis vinifera (wine grape)[1]
Wollastonia biflora[1]
Xanthosoma sagittifolium (yautia amarilla)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]
Zingiber officinale (Ginger)[1]
Zinnia elegans[1]
Ziziphus mauritiana (Indian jujube)[1]

Predators

Cryptolaemus affinis <Unverified Name>[1]
Scymnus brunnescens <Unverified Name>[1]
Spalgis epeus[1]

Distribution

Honduras, Mexico, Saint Lucia, Rodriques Island, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Kiribati, Malaysia, Seychelles, Trinidad and Tobago, Madagascar, Niue, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Vanuatu (=New Hebrides), Western Samoa, Jamaica, Guadeloupe, Tokelau, Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana, American Samoa, Indonesia, Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brazil, Brit. Indian Ocean Terr. (=Chagos Arch.), Burma (=Myanmar), Colombia, Cook Islands, Haiti, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Grenada, French Polynesia, Fiji, Dominica, Galapagos Islands, Cuba, India;

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Citations

Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , ScaleNet: Systematic Database of the Scale Insects of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access