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New and earlier unnoted mealybugs and felt scale (Homoptera: Coccinea: Pseudococcidae, Eriococcidae) from Morocco.

Gavrilov-Zimin, I. A.

Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 2016 Vol 52 No. 2 pp. 88-94;


Two new species of mealybugs (Pseudococcidae), Puto (Ceroputo) chetverikovi n. sp. and Fonscolombia toubkalensis n. sp., are described and illustrated. Thirteen other species are noted for the first time to fauna of Morocco or to Africa as a whole. Additionally, one species of closely related family Eriococcidae, Acanthococcus ericae (Signoret, 1875), is also reported for the first time to Morocco.