Gavrilov-Zimin, I.A., & Danzig, E.M. 2015 Some additions to the mealybug fauna (Homoptera: Coccinea: Pseudococcidae) of the Canary Islands. Zoosystematica Rossica 24 (1), 94–98


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  • Notes: Five species of mealybug (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) were found to be new for the Canary Islands and more widely – for Macaronesia or for the whole Hesperian (Mediterranean-Macaronesian) zoogeographical region. In addition one species, Phenacoccus guanchorum sp. nov., is described and illustrated as new for science.