Tailed (Striped) mealybug

                                        Tailed (Striped) mealybug

                                               Mealybug
                                                  Fig 1:Cotton stem weevil.

                                              Mealybug
                                              Fig 2:Tailed (Striped) mealybug.
                              Pest information
                   Tailed (Striped) mealybug (Ferrisia virgata)
                    Pseudococcidae: Hemiptera

                              Symptoms of damage
                   Yellowing of leaves in older plants; under surface of leaves and terminal shoot covered with white mealy mass. NYMPH & ADULT
                        
                   Description of pest
                  Female bug: Apterous with long prominent filaments on the posterior end and a number of hairs over the body covered with waxy powder.
                     

Posted on March 13, 2012, in Cotton Pest. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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