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Ferrisia virgata (grey mealybug; striped mealybug; white-tailed mealybug; striped mealy bug)


Wikipedia Abstract

Ferrisia virgata, commonly known as the striped mealybug, is a species of mealybug belonging to the Pseudococcidae family. Ferrisia virgata parasitizes different crops including cottonplants. Female species are between the 4 and 4,5 millimeters long. The species was discovered and described by Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell in 1893.
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Prey / Diet



Dominica, Seychelles, Saudi Arabia, Paraguay, Rodriques Island, Puerto Rico & Vieques Island, Philippines, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis Islands, Papua New Guinea, Panama, Northern Mariana Islands, Mexico, Martinique, Solomon Islands, United States of America, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Trinidad and Tobago, Western Samoa, Wake Island, Vietnam, Venezuela, Vanuatu (=New Hebrides), Nicaragua, Uganda, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tuvalu, South Africa, Tonga, Thailand, Tanzania, Taiwan, Suriname, Sudan, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Bolivia, Côte d'Ivoire (=Ivory Coast), Costa Rica, Cook Islands, Congo, Comoros, Colombia, China, Cuba, Brit. Indian Ocean Terr. (=Chagos Arch.), Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Belize, Bahamas, Australia, Argentina, Kiribati, Palau, Antigua and Barbuda, Kampuchea (=Cambodia), Brazil, Kenya, Japan, Jamaica, Indonesia, India, Honduras, Guyana, Federated States of Micronesia, Ecuador, Fiji, France, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea;

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1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
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