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Planococcus ficus (grapevine mealybug; vine mealybug; Mediterranean vine mealybug; subterranean vine mealy bug)

Synonyms: Coccus vitis; Dactylopius ficus; Dactylopius subterraneus; Dactylopius vitis; Planococcus citrioides; Planococcus ficus; Planococcus vitis; Pseudococcus citrioides; Pseudococcus ficus; Pseudococcus vitis
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Prey / Diet

Cydonia oblonga (quince)[1]
Dichrostachys cinerea (aroma)[1]
Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)[1]
Ficus carica (piku)[1]
Malus pumila (Common apple)[1]
Mangifera indica (mango)[1]
Nerium oleander (oleander)[1]
Paliurus spina-christi (paliurus)[1]
Persea americana (avocado)[1]
Phoenix atlantica (date palm)[1]
Platanus orientalis (oriental planetree)[1]
Prosopis farcata <Unverified Name>[1]
Punica granatum (pomegranate)[1]
Styrax officinalis (drug snowbell)[1]
Tephrosia purpurea (fishpoison)[1]
Theobroma cacao (cacao)[1]
Vitis vinifera (wine grape)[1]

Predators

Allotropa mecrida[1]
Anagyrus pseudococci[1]
Chartocerus subaeneus <Unverified Name>[1]
Chrysoperla carnea (Green Lacewing)[1]
Clausenia josefi[1]
Coccidoxenoides perminutus[1]
Coccophagus lycimnia[1]
Leptomastidea abnormis[1]
Leptomastix dactylopii[1]
Leptomastix flava[1]
Leptomatidea abnormis <Unverified Name>[1]
Leucopis alticeps[1]
Marietta picta <Unverified Name>[1]
Neoplatycerus kemticus[1]
Neoplatycerus palestinensis[1]
Pachyneuron muscarum[1]
Prochiloneurus aegyptiacus[1]
Prochiloneurus bolivari[1]
Prochiloneurus pulchellus[1]
Pseudococcobius vinealis[1]

Distribution

Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, Libya, Mauritius, Pakistan, Portugal, Sardinia, Saudi Arabia, Sicily, South Africa, Turkmenistan, Syria, Uruguay, Tunisia, Lebanon, United States of America, Argentina, Spain, Chile, Azores, Italy, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Canary Islands, Crete, Cyprus, Iran, Israel, Brazil, Iraq, India, Greece, France, Egypt;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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