Gullan, P.J., Kondo, T., Fiala, B., & Quek, S.P. 2018 Taxonomy of coccids (Hemiptera: Coccidae: Coccus L.) associated with Crematogaster ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the stems of Macaranga plants (Euphorbiaceae) in Southeast Asia. Zootaxa 4521(1): 001–051


  • ant association
  • description
  • diagnosis
  • distribution
  • host
  • illustration
  • taxonomy
  • Notes: The Southeast Asian soft scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Coccidae) associated with ants of the Crematogaster borneensis-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and living in the hollow stems of Macaranga plants (Euphorbiaceae) are revised taxonomically. Ten species of the genus Coccus L. are recognised: seven were described previously and three new species are described herein.

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