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Hypogeococcus pungens

Mealybug (Hypogeococcus pungens) is an insect pest. It is a native of South America and was first detected in Florida in 2000.

The Harrisa Cactus Mealybug endangers cactus in dry forests but is frequestly used as a biological control for undesired cacti.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CABI data sheet.