Williams, D.J., & Martin, J.H. 2003 A palm mealybug, Palmicultor palmarum (Ehrhorn) (Hem. Pseudococcidae), now found in the Canary Islands.. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 139(1670/1672): 178.

Notes: This mealybug was first described from Hawaii by Ehrhorn (1916) on various palms. It is closely related to P. browni and P. guamensis. This brief note announces its discovery for the first time in Tenerife, La Punta del Hidalgo on Cocos nucifera.