Planococcus citri (Citrus Mealybug)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Phylum: Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Eumetabola > Paraneoptera > Condylognatha > Hemiptera (bugs) > Sternorryncha > Coccoidea > Family: Pseudococcidae (mealybugs)

Publications

  • von Dohlen, C.D., Kohler, S., Alsop, S.T. & McManus, W.R. 2001. Mealybug -proteobacterial endosymbionts contain g-proteobacterial symbionts. Nature 412: 433-436. [Within their specialised organ called the bacteriome they harbour sphere-like -Proteobacteria which themselves harbour g-Proteobacteria].

 

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