Wu, F., Liu, Z.H., Shen, H., Yu, F., Ma, J., Hu, X., & Zeng, L. 2014 Morphological and Molecular Identification of Paracoccus marginatus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Yunnan, China. Florida Entomologist 97(4): 1469-1473


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  • morphology
  • phylogenetics
  • Notes: The papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus Williams & Granara de Willink (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), highly polyphagous and now widespread, was discovered in Mengla County, Yunnan Province, China. The present study is aimed at confirming the identity of P. marginatus in mainland China based on its morphology and using molecular methods.

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