Zhang, N., Cao, T., & Feng, J.N. 2018 Description of a new species of Saissetia from China (Hemiptera, Coccomorpha, Coccidae). ZooKeys 791: 97–105


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  • Notes: The adult female of a new species of soft scale Saissetia puerensis Zhang & Feng, sp. n. is described and illustrated from the genus Saissetia Deplanche, 1859. This species was collected on Lithocarpus uvariifolius (Hance) in Yunnan province, China. A key is provided to separate adult females of all Saissetia species known from China. A table is provided showing the distribution of Saissetia in various zoogeographical regions throughout the world.

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