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Title: Taxonomic Notes on Pseudococcus elisae Borchsenius, a Mealybug New to the Hawaiian Fauna (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae)
Authors: Beardsley, John W.
Issue Date: Mar-1986
Publisher: Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation: Beardsley JW. 1986. Taxonomic notes on Pseudococcus elisae Borchsenius, a mealybug new to the Hawaiian fauna (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae). Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 26:31-34.
Abstract: The discovery in Hawaii of a Central American banana-infesting mealybug, Pseudococcus elisae Borchsenius, is discussed. The adult female stage is illustrated and morphological characters which are useful in separating this species from the closely related Pseudococcus affinis(Maskdl) (formerly known in Hawaii under its synonym P. obscurus Essig) are enumerated. Host and distribution data for P. elisae are also given.
Pages/Duration: 4 pages
ISSN: 0073-134X
Appears in Collections:Volume 26 – March 1986 : Hawaiian Entomological Society

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