Skip to content

hibiscus mealybug damage

Collage image of five pictures showing damage to plants and fruit caused by hibiscus mealybug.

The hibiscus mealybug (Nipaecoccus viridis) has been documented (so far) on 51 host plants, including (A) blueberry, (B) citrus, (C) papaya, (D) gardenia, and (E) butterfly weed. (Photos A-B by Lauren Diepenbrock, Ph.D.; photos C-E by Lance Osborne, Ph.D.)

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.