Divya, S., & Kalyanasundaram, M. 2019 Composition of the Wax Particles and Surface Waxes of the Adult Mealybug Species. Journal of Experimental Zoology, India 22(2): 747-751


  • chemistry
  • wax
  • Notes: Wax of five mealybug species was extracted and the compound was analyzed using GCMS. The wax particles produced by the entire five mealybug species is composed of a mixture of alcohol, acids, esters and hydrocarbons but the amounts differed between species.