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Notes: Eleven species currently assigned to this genus; key to eight adult females; F. kandyensis is transferred to Chorizococcus, F. quaintancii is known from third instars only, and F. neovirgata was possibly described from third instars; Heliococcus malvastrus, previously synonymised as Ferrisia virgata is restored to species rank as F. malvastra; Ferrisia consobrina is synonymised with it.