FIRST RECORD OF PHENACOCCUS SOLENOPSIS TINSLEY (HEMIPTERA: COCCOIDEA: PSEUDOCOCCIDAE) IN ALGERIA


Aroua K., Kaydan M. B. , Ercan C., Biche M.

ENTOMOLOGICAL NEWS, vol.129, no.1, pp.63-66, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 129 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.3157/021.129.0109
  • Title of Journal : ENTOMOLOGICAL NEWS
  • Page Numbers: pp.63-66

Abstract

We report the first record of the invasive mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Pseudococcidae) in Algeria. It was found on Citrus lemon (L) Osbeck (Rutaceae) in the Rouiba region [36 degrees 43'N 3 degrees 16'E].