Diepenbrock, L.M., & Ahmed, M.Z. 2020 First Report of Nipaecoccus viridis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) Associated with Citrus Production in the United States. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 11(1): 7; 1–4


  • control
  • diagnosis
  • distribution
  • economic importance
  • illustration
  • Notes: Nipeacoccus viridis (Newstead), is an invasive, polyphagous mealybug pest recently found causing damage in citrus production fields in several counties in Florida, United States. In this short communication, we document the finding of this pest, its associated damage in citrus groves, and provide basic diagnostic and scouting information.

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