Jack Beardsley mealybug

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Hosts: Able to feed on a wide variety of plant species including Solanaceae, Fabaceae, Apiaceae, Bromeliaceae, Orchidaceae, Rutaceae, Cucurbitaceae, Rubiaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Malvaceae, Iridaceae, Sapindaceae, Lamiaceae, Proteaceae, Anacardiaceae, Convolvulaceae, Musaceae, Poaceae, Sterculiaceae, Zingiberaceae and Rosaceae

Affected plant part: Above ground plant parts


How it is spread: Infested plant material and machinery. Adult males capable of flight. 

More information available on the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries website.