Hardy, N.B., & Gullan, P.J. 2007b A new species of 'Phacelococcus' Miller (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Eriococcidae) on 'Bursaria' (Pittosporaceae). Australian Entomologist 34: 85-91


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  • Notes: The adult female of a new species of flet scale, Phacelococcus bursaria is described from 'Bursaria spinosa (Pittosporaccae) in southeastern Australia. This is the first record of the genus Phacelococcus Miller from a host plant other than 'Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae). An updated key to the five species of Phacelococcus is provided. Additional records of'P. frenchi Gullan and Strong and P. subcorticalis Gullan and Strong are reported, including the first collection of P. frenchi from Tasmania.