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Mealybugs are insects with a soft body. They feed through sucking the sap from plants. This can cause damage to the plant's growth, especially if it in early development. Also, mealybugs wastes can demean the plants appearance.

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W.Cranshaw 2004. Garden Insects of North America.The Ultimate Guide to Backyard Bugs:316.