Pineapple Mealybug, Dysmicoccus brevipes (Cockerell) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)
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Egelie, Ashley A., and Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman. 2015. “Pineapple Mealybug, Dysmicoccus Brevipes (Cockerell) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae): EENY635/IN1106, 10/2015”. EDIS 2015 (9). Gainesville, FL:5.


This EDIS publication is an alternate version of a page published first on the Featured Creatures website. The Featured Creatures collection provides in-depth profiles of insects, nematodes, arachnids and other organisms relevant to Florida. These profiles are intended for the use of interested laypersons with some knowledge of biology as well as academic audiences. This 5-page fact sheet that discusses the pineapple mealybug was written by Ashley A. Egelie and Jennifer L. Gillett-Kaufman, and published by the UF Entomology and Nematology Department, October 2015.

EENY635/IN1106: Pineapple Mealybug, Dysmicoccus brevipes (Cockerell) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) (
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