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A new pest, Phenacoccus parvus Morrison (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae), in mainland China
Author of the article:WANG Xu-Bo WU San-An**
Author's Workplace:Key Laboratory for Silviculture and Conservation of Ministry of Education, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China
Key Words:Phenacoccus parvus, new record,Yunnan, Capsicum frutescens, Lantana
Abstract:Phenacoccus parvus Morrison, a polyphagous pest originally from South Americais widely distributed in tropical areas. This mealybug had previously been recorded in Hong Kong andTaiwanbut not on the Chinese mainland. However, it was found at two sites in Yunnan Province, on Capsicum frutescens in Jinghong in 2008 and Lantana camara in Mengzi in 2013. These are first records of P. parvus on mainlandChina. This paper provides a brief introduction of the morphological identification characteristics of this species, its distribution, host plants, biology and economic importance.
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