Pellizzari, G., & Germain, J.-F. 2010 A new species of Acanthococcus (Hemiptera, Coccoidea, Eriococcidae) on Leptospermum scoparium (Myrtaceae) from Italy and France.. Zootaxa 2543: 51-63

Notes: The adult female, 1st-instar nymph, 2nd-instar male and 2nd-instar female nymphs of a new species of felt scale, Acanthococcus mariannae Pellizzari, are described and illustrated. The new species was collected off Leptospermum scoparium (Myrtaceae) in Italy and France. An identification key of Eriococcid species known to occur on Leptospermum spp is also provided.