Acanthococcus ericae (Signoret, 1875),

Mifsud, David, Mazzeo, Gaetana, Russo, Agatino & Watson, Gillian W., 2014, The scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of the Maltese Archipelago, Zootaxa 3866 (4), pp. 499-525: 513

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Acanthococcus ericae (Signoret, 1875)


Acanthococcus ericae (Signoret, 1875) 

Recorded by Borg (1932) as occurring “here and there on Erica multiflora  at Buskett, Wardija and Wied Incita”. Malta was also included in the distribution range of this species by Hoy (1963) and Kozár et al. (2013). No Maltese specimens have been seen during the present work.