Abdul Rassoul, M.S., Al-Malo, I.M., & Hermiz, F.B. 2015 First record and host plants of Solenopsis Mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley, 1898 (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) from Iraq. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences 7(2): 218-222


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  • Notes: The solenopsis mealybug, Phenacocus solenopsis (Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae) recorded as a new insect pest on ornamental plant Lantana camara (Verbeneceae) as well as other host plants for the first time in Iraq.