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Paracoccus marginatus (papaya mealybug)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Paracoccus marginatus, commonly known as the papaya mealybug, is a small sap-sucking insect in the mealybug family, Pseudococcidae. It is found on a number of different hosts, including economically important tropical fruit trees and various ornamental plants.
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Prey / Diet

Acalypha wilkesiana[1]
Ambrosia peruviana (Peruvian ragweed)[1]
Annona muricata (soursop)[1]
Annona squamosa (sugar apple)[1]
Cajanus cajan (Pigeon Pea Bush)[1]
Carica papaya (papaya)[1]
Cestrum nocturnum (night jasmine)[1]
Citrus aurantium (myrtle-leaved orange tree)[1]
Erythrina abyssinica (erythrina)[1]
Gliricidia sepium (quickstick)[1]
Guazuma invira (bastardcedar)[1]
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (chinese hibiscus)[1]
Ipomoea carnea (gloria de la manana)[1]
Jatropha integerrima (peregrina)[1]
Malpighia glabra (barbados cherry)[1]
Malvasicus arboreus <Unverified Name>[1]
Manihot chloristica <Unverified Name>[1]
Manihot esculenta (cassava)[1]
Mimosa pigra (bashful plant)[1]
Pachystachys lutea (Lollipop Plant)[1]
Parthenium bipinnatifidum (Santa Maria feverfew)[1]
Persea americana (avocado)[1]
Plumeria alba (nosegaytree)[1]
Plumeria rubra (frangipani)[1]
Raphiolepis umbellata <Unverified Name>[1]
Ricinus communis (Castor-Oil Plant)[1]
Roystonea regia (royal palm)[1]
Solanum melongena (Baingun cultivated eggplnat)[1]
Tectona grandis (teak)[1]
Tetramnus labialis <Unverified Name>[1]
Uniola paniculata (seaoats)[1]
Zea mays (corn)[1]

Predators

Acerophagus papayae[1]
Anagyrus loecki[1]
Diadiplosis coccidarum <Unverified Name>[1]
Pseudleptomastix mexicana[1]

Distribution

Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Mexico, Saint Martin & St. Barthelemy;

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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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