Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1915 by Sydney Francis Ashby as Aleurocanthus woglumi
based on information from Altus Lacy Quaintance
Explanation of Names
Named after entomologist Russell Sage Woglum
A serious citrus pest introduced from Asia. Was detected in Key West. FL in 1937, eradicated and found again at a later time and is now widespread in FL. It is kept under control by biological and chemical means.