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Puto yuccae (large Yucca mealybug)

Synonyms: Ceroputo bahiae; Ceroputo yuccae; Ceroputo yuccae ceanothi; Phenacoccus bahiae; Phenacoccus ramonae; Phenacoccus simplex; Phenacoccus yuccae; Pseudococcus yuccae; Puto yuccae

Prey / Diet

Astragalus miguelensis (San Miguel milkvetch)[1]
Baccharis salicifolia (Great Plains falsewillow)[1]
Ceanothus oliganthus (hairy ceanothus)[1]
Citrus limon (lemon)[1]
Eriophyllum confertiflorum (Golden yarrow)[1]
Garrya elliptica (wavyleaf silktassel)[1]
Lepidospartum squamatum (California broomsage)[1]
Salvia mellifera (black sage)[1]
Salvia stachyoides[1]
Salvia xalapensis[1]
Sebastiania bilocularis (arrow poision plant)[1]
Stachys bullata (California hedgenettle)[1]
Yucca whippley <Unverified Name>[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Anisococcus crawii (white sage mealybug)1
Ceroplastes macgregori1
Eriococcus texanus (Texas eriococcin)1
Heliococcus stachyos (betony mealybug)1
Hemiberlesia popularum (poplar scale)1
Kilifia americana1
Ovaticoccus salviae (salvia ovaticoccin)1
Phenacoccus defectus (imperfect mealybug)1
Phenacoccus pauperatus (pauper mealybug)1
Phyllocnistis citrella (Citrus leafminer)1
Spilococcus pressus (pressus mealybug)1
Targionia bigeloviae (bigelovia scale)1

Predators

Aenasius maplei[1]
Anagyrus yuccae[1]

Distribution

United States of America, Mexico;

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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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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access