Pseudococcus longispinus

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Pseudococcus longispinus
Mealybug PNr°0445.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Pseudococcidae
Genus: Pseudococcus
P. longispinus
Binomial name
Pseudococcus longispinus
(Targioni Tozzetti, 1867)

Pseudococcus longispinus, the long-tailed mealybug, is a species of mealybug in the family Pseudococcidae.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Pseudococcus longispinus Species Information". Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  2. ^ "Pseudococcus longispinus Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-20.

Further reading[edit]

  • Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. 2nd Edition. CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9.
  • McGavin, George C. (1993). Bugs of the World. Facts on File. ISBN 0-8160-2737-4.
  • Walker, Francis (1871). Catalogue of the Specimens of Hemiptera Heteroptera in the Collection of the British Museum, pt. IV. British Museum.
  • Capinera, John L., ed. (2008). Encyclopedia of Entomology. Springer. ISBN 978-1402062421.