Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
USDA. FS. Northern Research Station.
Select the non-indigenous forest pest to view maps depicting state and county distribution. Produced by: USDA, FS, Forest Health Protection, and its partners.
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source. Or, to display all related content view all resources for Pink Hibiscus Mealybug.
USDA. APHIS. PPQ. CPHST. Identification Technology Program.
North Central Integrated Pest Management Center.
See also: Pest Alerts for more resources
State and Local Government
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.
University of Florida. IFAS Extension. Miami-Dade County.
See also: Ornamental Entomology for more pests
- Hoy, M.A., A. Hamon, and R. Nguyen. 2003. Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutu. University of Florida, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. Publication #ENY029 (IN156).
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Maconellicoccus hirsutus. [Accessed Feb 22, 2015].
- Roltsch, W.J., D.E. Meyerdirk, R. Warkentin, E.R. Andress, and K. Carrera. 2006. Classical biological control of the pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), in southern California. Biological Control 37(2):155-166.
- Sagarra, L.A., and D.D. Peterkin. 1999. Invasion of the Caribbean by the hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green [Homoptera : Pseudococcidae] Phytoprotection 80(2):103-113.