Gavrilov-Zimin, I.A., & Kurochkin, A.S. 2016 Scale insects of the Volga Area (Homoptera: Coccinea). IV. Mirococcus vallis sp. nov. and some other mealybugs (Pseudococcidae) from Samara Province of Russia. Zoosystematica Rossica 25(1): 151–156


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  • Notes: Mirococcus vallis sp. nov. is described and illustrated from Samara Prov. of Russia. Three other species of mealybugs: Fonscolombia amnicola (Borchsenius, 1948), Mirococcopsis subterranea (Newstead, 1893) and Ripersiella poltavae (Laing, 1929) are reported for the first time to the fauna of the Volga Area.