Santos, R.S., & Peronti, A.L.B.G. 2017 OcorrĂȘncia de Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) em quiabeiro no estado do Acre [Occurrence of Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in okra in Acre state, Brazil]. EntomoBrasilis 10(2): 135-138


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  • Notes: Phenacoccus solenopsis was reported in okra culture in the county of Rio Branco, state of Acre, Brazil. Samples of mealybug were collected in cultivated okra plants in urban garden in March 2015. It was observed that the infestation of the mealybug occurred in terminal buds, stems and fruits of these plants. It is noteworthy that this is the first report of occurrence and infestation of P. solenopsis in Acre state.

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