Watson, G.W., & Foldi, I. 2002 The identity of red-striped soft scale on sugarcane in Egypt, Pulvinaria tenuivalvata (Newstead) (Hemiptera: Coccidae).. Bulletin de la Societe Entomologique d'Egypte 79(2001): 37-42.


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  • taxonomy
  • Notes: This species is also known in Egypt as Pulvinaria elongata and was previously known as Saccharolecanium krugeri. Other species previously confused with this one are discussed. A table of characters that compares S. krugeri with P. tenuivalvata is presented. It is possible that P. saccharia is synonymous with P. tenuivalvata.