Valid Names ResultsSphaerococcus morrisoni elongatus Fuller, 1899 (Pseudococcidae: Sphaerococcus)
- Sphaerococcus morrisoni elongata Fuller 1899: 451. Type data: AUSTRALIA: Swan River. Syntypes, female, accepted valid name Notes: Types presumed lost. Illustr.
- Sphaerococcus morrisoni elongatus Fuller, 1899; Miller, Gullan & Williams 1998: 295. change of combination requiring emendation of specific epithet for agreement in gender
- Australia | Fuller1899
- Structure: Fuller (1899) differentiates S. morrisoni elongatus from S. morrisoni morrisoni in being slightly smaller, having longer and more slender greyish green galls. He also states that the outer bark of the gall continues to grow for some inches and that fresh twigs form above its apex.
- General Remarks: Original description by Fuller (1899). This species was considered by Miller et al. (1998) to be an eriococcid, but was not assigned to a new genus.