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Notes: Key provided to distinguish the three species of Planococcus occurring in the Mediterranean Basin, P. citri (Risso), P. ficus (Signoret) and P. vovae (Nasonov), and their nomenclatural histories are reviewed; notes on economic importance, host preferences, distribution and taxonomy given; 1 new synonymy; new genus Delottococcus erected for some species originally placed in Allococcus.