Details of this species in Guadeloupe
Invasiveness: Not specified
Source: Etienne et al., 1998
Arrival Date: 1998
Species Notes for this Location:
First reported in the Caribbean in Grenada, 1994, Maconellicoccus hirsutus was identified in 1998 from specimens collected at Capesterre Belle-Eau on Allamanda cathartica, Alpinia purpurata, Artocarpus altilis, Citrus spp., Gliricidia sepium and Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (Etienne et al., 1998).
Management Notes for this Location:
Although biological control agents have been released to control Maconellicoccus hirsutus on Guadeloupe as part of the regional biological control program for the Caribbean, no further details are available (Kairo et al., 2000). However, the Caribbean biological control program in general was considered a tremendous success (Kairo et al., 2000).
Last Modified: 1/10/2010 1:19:13 p.m.