Paracoccus Ezzat & McConnell,

Hodgson, Chris J. & Łagowska, Bozena, 2011, New scale insect (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea) records from Fiji: three new species, records of several new invasive species and an updated checklist of Coccoidea, Zootaxa 2766, pp. 1-29: 5

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.205749

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scientific name

Paracoccus Ezzat & McConnell
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Paracoccus Ezzat & McConnell 

Paracoccus Ezzat & McConnell, 1956: 37  . Type species: Pseudococcus burnerae Brain  by original designation.

The genus Paracoccus  is generally included in the tribe Planococcini, diagnosed by the presence of sclerotised anal lobe bars. Paracoccus  is almost certainly paraphyletic but, as presently understood, has a wide distribution in temperate and tropical regions of the world and now includes about 80 species ( Williams, 2004). Here we describe another species in this genus which is somewhat unusual in possessing enlarged dorsal setae. This suggests some similarity to Nipaecoccus Šulc  but we think it fits better into Paracoccus  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Pseudococcidae

Loc

Paracoccus Ezzat & McConnell

Hodgson, Chris J. & Łagowska, Bozena 2011
2011
Loc

Paracoccus

Ezzat 1956: 37
1956