Tambasco, F.J, Sá, N., Nardo, E.A.B., Xiong, J.J., & Tavares, M.T. 2000 [The pink mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green): an imported pest now of quarantinable importance encountered in British Guiana (Guyana)]. Seminario de atualidades em protecao florestal: incenios, pragas e doencas 30(1-2): 85-93.


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  • Notes: [Original title: Cochonilha rosada, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green): uma praga de importancia quarentenaria ja se encontra na guiana inglesa.] Information is presented on the characteristics and control of this pest, which attacks a wide variety of woody plants, and originates from the Caribbean region. Preventative methods for reducing the risk of accidental entry into Brazil are discussed.