Hambleton, E.J. 1973 Florida mealybugs of the genus Rhizoecus with description of a new species (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae).. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 75: 62-71.

Notes: R. floridanus, new sp., Morrisonella spinipes, and Ripersiella simplex assigned to Rhizoecus; first report for R. simplex in U.S.; key to 8 Florida species; hosts and distribution.