<I>Phalacrococcus howertoni</I>, A New Genus and Species of Soft Scale (Hemiptera: Coccidae) from Florida

  • Gregory S. Hodges
  • Christopher J. Hodgson


A new soft scale genus Phalacrococcus Hodges & Hodgson gen. nov. and a new species Phalacrococcus howertoni Hodges & Hodgson sp. nov., is described from Florida, United States. The adult female and adult male, male and female second-instars, first-instars, and pupa are described and illustrated. Host records, biology, and distribution information are provided.

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