Williams, D.J. 1986b Rastrococcus invadens sp. n. (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) introduced from the Oriental Region to West Africa and causing damage to mango, citrus and other trees.. Bulletin of Entomological Research 76: 695-699.

Notes: This accidental introduction to West Africa damages mango and citrus, etc., in Togo and Ghana; often mistaken for R. spinosus; description and illustration.