Barbosa, P.R.R., Oliveira, M.D., Barros, E.M., Michaud, J.P., & Torres, J.B. 2018 Differential impacts of six insecticides on a mealybug and its coccinellid predator. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 147: 963–971


  • chemical control
  • natural enemies
  • Notes: In this study, the leaf dipping method was used to evaluate the relative toxicity of six insecticides to the striped mealybug, Ferrisia dasylirii (Cockerell) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) and its predator, Tenuisvalvae notata (Mulsant) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae).