Williams, D.J. 2001 Description of a new mealybug species of the hypogaeic genus Rhizoecus Künckel d'Herculeais, from Chiang Mai province, Thailand (Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae).. Revue Française d'Entomologie 23(1): 15-18.
Notes: Rhizoecus loicmatilei described and illustrated. Recorded on soil sample; no host mentioned. Compared to R. hibisci and R. saintpauliae.