Williams, D.J. 2005a An account of the mealybug genus Paraputo Laing (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae) in the Pacific region.. Journal of Natural History 39(37): 3343-3358.
Notes: The mealybug genus Paraputo is discussed from the Pacific region and three new species, P. aracearum sp. no., P. chimbuensis sp. nov., and P. guadalcanalae sp. nov., are described and illustrated. They are discussed with two species. P. kukumi Williams and P. leveri (Green), already known from the area. Most of the species are found on economic plants and one of the mealybugs, P. leveri, has been recorded as possibly invasive. A key to adult females is provided.