Hodgson, C.J. 2008 A new genus and two new species of soft scale insect (Sternorrhyncha, Coccoidea, Coccidae) from Africa.. ZooKeys 3: 57-76

Notes: A new soft scale insect genus, Sterculicoccus Hodgson, gen. n., is introduced to take a new species, Sterculicoccus tafoensis Hodgson, sp. n., off Triplochiton from Ghana. Sterculicoccus belongs to the Myzolecaniinae and is close to Alecanium Morrison. In addition, a new species of Hemilecanium Newstead, H. cedrelus Hodgson, sp. n., is also described off Cedrela toona from Zambia. Hemilecanium cedrelus is close to H. coriaceum Hall and H. uesatoi Kondo & Hardy (Saissetiinae). The adult females of these two species are described, along with the 1st-instar and the 2nd- and 3rd-instar females of H. cedrelus.

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