Dong, Q.-G., Zhang, J.-T., & Wu, S.A. 2017 A new genus and species of Pseudococcidae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccomorpha) from China. Zootaxa 4299(4): 592–600


  • description
  • distribution
  • host
  • illustration
  • key
  • taxonomy
  • Notes: A new mealybug genus, Dorsoceraricoccus Dong & Wu gen. nov. (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccomorpha: Pseudococcidae), is described to contain Dysmicoccus muajatae Williams as type species, and a new species, Dorsoceraricoccus ningboensis Dong & Wu sp. nov., collected from Zhejiang Province, China on Digitaria sp. (Poaceae). For the new species, the adult female is described and illustrated. In addition, a key to genera of the subfamily Pseudococcinae now known from China and a key to adult female now in Dorsoceraricoccus are provided.