Phenacoccus Cockerell, 1893,

Gavrilov, Ilya A., 2010, Descriptions of two new species of Pseudococcidae (Homoptera: Coccinea) and additions to the scale insect fauna of Bulgaria, Zootaxa 2635, pp. 32-40: 33

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.198404

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Phenacoccus Cockerell, 1893
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Phenacoccus Cockerell, 1893 

Type species Pseudococcus aceris Signoret. 

The genus Phenacoccus  is one of the biggest genera in the family Pseudococcidae  . It includes more then 180 species, distributed in all geographic regions ( Ben-Dov, 1994). The most recent information about Palaearctic species of the genus can be found in the reviews of Danzig (2003, 2006), including descriptions, figures, keys, etc.