Warning: The following pest reports have not yet been confirmed with the appropriate National Plant Protection Organization. They are provided solely as an early warning to NAPPO countries, and all National and Regional Plant Protection Organizations should use this information with caution.

Subject: Pink Hibiscus Mealybug
Publicada: January 30, 2001
Source: FAO
The Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), has been found in new locations in the western hemisphere. The updated list of infested countries in the western hemisphere: Anguilla, Aruba (Neth.), Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Curaco (Neth.), Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Eustatius, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Martin, St. Vincent & Grenadine, Trinidad & Tobago, U. S. (Imperial County, California), and the U. S. Virgin Islands.