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Mealybug

Cryptolaemus montrouzieri

Description:

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Hemiptera Suborder: Sternorrhyncha Superfamily: Coccoidea Family: Pseudococcidae

Habitat:

Mealybugs are insects in the family Pseudococcidae, unarmored scale insects found in moist, warm climates. They are considered pests as they feed on plant juices of greenhouse plants, house plants and subtropical trees and also act as a vector for several plant diseases.

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KrishnaMurthy-K
Spotted by
KrishnaMurthy-K

Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Oct 21, 2014
Submitted on Nov 11, 2014

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