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Genus Toumeyella

Striped Pine Scale - Toumeyella pini Scale insects on mesquite - Toumeyella mirabilis Fabaceae - Toumeyella mirabilis Toumeyella pini - female Toumeyella pini - female Toumeyella pini - male Toumeyella pini - male Toumeyella parvicornis - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Sternorrhyncha (Plant-parasitic Hemipterans)
Superfamily Coccoidea (Scales and Mealybugs)
Family Coccidae (Soft Scale Insects)
Genus Toumeyella
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lecanium (Toumeyella) Cockerell, 1895
Toumeyella Cockerell & Parrott, 1901
Explanation of Names
Toumeyella Cockerell
~9 spp. north of Mexico(1)
Keys to some species in (2)(3) and Sheffer & Williams (1990).
Print References
Kondo, T. (2011). Transfer of the myrmecophilous soft scale insect Neolecanium amazonensis Foldi to Foldilecanium gen. nov. (Hemiptera: Coccidae), with description of a new species from Colombia. Insecta Mundi, Vol. 167: 1-10. (Florida Online Journals)
Kondo, T. (2013). A new species of Toumeyella Cockerell (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae) on coffee roots, Coffea arabica L. (Rubiaceae), from Colombia and Venezuela. Corpoica Cienca y Tecnologia Agropecuaria, Vol. 14, No. 1: 39-51. (SciELO)
Kondo, T. and M. L. Williams. (2009). Redescriptions of Neolecanium leucaenae Ckll., Toumeyella cerifera Ferris and T. sonorensis Ckll. and Parrott and their Transfer to Neotoumeyella Gen. Nov. (Hemiptera: Coccidae), with Descriptions of Two New Species from the Southeastern U.S.A. and Colombia, South America. International Journal of Insect Science, Vol. 2: 11-27. (BioOne)
Sheffer, B. J. and M. L. Williams. (1990). Descriptions, distribution, and host-plant records of eight first instars in the genus Toumeyella (Homoptera: Coccidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, Vol. 92, No. 1: 44-57. (Biodiversity Heritage Library)
Works Cited
2.The Scale Insects of California. Parts 1-3.
Raymond J. Gill. 1988. Sacramento, Calif. : Analysis and Identification Branch, Division of Plant Industry, California Dept. of Food and Agriculture.
3.The Soft Scale Insects of Florida (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae)
Avas B. Hamon and Michael L. Williams. 1984. Florid Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry.