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Note: The solanum mealybug,Phenacoccus solani ferris (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae), extends its distribution range in the mediterranean basin

  • Yair Ben-Dov


The Solanum mealybug,Phenacoccus solani Ferris (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae), is newly recorded from Israel, where it was found on the Coastal Plain and in the Arava Valley, on plants belonging to the families Amaryllidaceae, Compositae and Solanaceae.

Key words

Scale insects Pseudococcidae Phenacoccus solani Ferris Israel new record 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. of EntomologyARO, The Volcani CenterBet DaganIsrael

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