Valid Names ResultsNipaecoccus masakensis (James, 1936) (Pseudococcidae: Nipaecoccus)
- Pseudococcus masakensis James 1936: 208. Type data: UGANDA: Bukoba-Masaka Road, on Themeda triandra. Syntypes, female, Type depository: London: The Natural History Museum, England, UK; accepted valid name Illustr.
- Nipaecoccus masakensis (James, 1936); Watson 2021: 516. change of combination
Families: 1 | Genera: 1
- Systematics: Watson (2021) studied the type material of Pseudococcus masakensis James, 1936 and found that it has 7-segmented antennae, smaller dorsal lanceolate setae and enlarged dorsal conical setae, no auxiliary setae in the cerarii, and a bar-like ventral sclerotisation of the anal lobe. She determined that these characters place it in Nipaecoccus and transferred the species.
- General Remarks: Good description and illustration of the adult female given by James (1936) and by De Lotto (1957b).