Ramos Portilla, A.A., & Caballero, A. 2016 Rhizoecus colombiensis Ramos & Caballero, a new species of hypogeal mealybug (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Rhizoecidae) and a key to the species of Rhizoecus from Colombia. Zootaxa 4092(1):55-68


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  • Notes: A new species belonging to Rhizoecus Künckel d’Herculais (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha:Rhizoecidae) is described, with hosts and distribution data in the New World. A dichotomous and illustrated key for the twelve species of Rhizoecus recorded from Colombia is presented.