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Species Planococcus citri - Citrus Mealybug

Tiny (up to 2mm) bugs found around eyes of red potatoes. - Planococcus citri Citrus Mealybug on, uh, Citrus. - Planococcus citri Citrus Mealybug on, uh, Citrus. - Planococcus citri Planococcus? - Planococcus citri Planococcus? - Planococcus citri Planococcus? - Planococcus citri
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Superfamily Coccoidea (Scales and Mealybugs)
Family Pseudococcidae (Mealybugs)
Genus Planococcus
Species citri (Citrus Mealybug)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Planococcus citri (Risso)
Food
Citrus, avocado, potato, and many others.
Remarks
Worldwide, originally from Asia.