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Ferrisia virgata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Sternorrhyncha
Family  Pseudococcidae
Rank  Species
Order  True bugs
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Coccoidea
Genus  Ferrisia
Phylum  Arthropoda
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Similar  True bugs, Planococcus, Phenacoccus, Pseudococcus, Maconellicoccus hirsutus

Ferrisia virgata, commonly known as the striped mealybug, is a species of mealybug belonging to the Pseudococcidae family. Ferrisia virgata parasitizes different crops including cottonplants. Female species are between the 4 and 4,5 millimeters long. The species was discovered and described by Theodore Dru Alison Cockerell in 1893.

Ferrisia virgata Insect Pests
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Ferrisia virgata Insect Pests
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References

Ferrisia virgata Wikipedia


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