Gullan, P.J., & Williams, D.J. 2021 A New Genus of Eriococcidae (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) for an Unusual Species on Leptospermum (Myrtaceae). Australian Entomologist 48(4): 293–312


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  • taxonomy
  • Notes: A new genus, Fimbriaticoccus Gullan and Williams gen. n., is erected for the scale insect Ripersia leptospermi Maskell (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Eriococcidae). Fimbriaticoccus leptospermi (Maskell) comb. n. is a rare species, known only from two collections in South Australia and one in New South Wales, and it has unusual morphology.