EENY459/IN827 Hypogeococcus pungens Granara de Willink (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), a Mealybug

EENY-459, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Amanda Hodges and Greg Hodges, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this pink-colored mealybug that is sometimes confused with the pink hibiscus mealybug — synonymy, distribution, identification characteristics, life cycle, hosts, economic importance, and management. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, June 2009.