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Genus Dactylopius, Costa.

This genus is cosmopolitan.

Dactylopius Acaciæ, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1891, p. 33.

Hab. In Australia, on Acacia linearis, Acacia lophantha (Victoria).

Dactylopius Adonidum, Linnaeus. Coccus adonidum, Linnaeus, Syst. Nat.,1767, p. 740. Dactylopius adonidum, Targioni-Tozzetti, Catal., 1868, p. 32.—Signoret, Ann.de la Soc. Ent. de France, 1874, p. 306. Comstock, Ent. Rep. U.S. Dept. Agric., 1880, p. 341. Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1889, p. 150.

Hab. In Australia and New Zealand, in greenhouses (passim).

Dactylopius Affinis, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1893, p. 90.

Hab. In Australia, on tubers of dahlia and potato, underground (New South Wales).

Dactylopius Albizziæ, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1891, p. 31.

Hab. In Australia, on Albizzia lophantha (Victoria; the tree is West Australian).

Dactylopius Alpinus, Maskell.—-Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1883, p. 138; Scale-Insects of N.Z., 1887, p. 99.

Hab. In New Zealand, on Veronica sp. (Southern Alps).

Dactylopius Alpinus, Maskell—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1889, p. 150; ib., 1892, p. 231.

Hab. In New Zealand, on roots of Areca sapida, Ribes grossularia, various Graminece, &c., underground (Wellington; Canterbury).

Dactylopius Aurilanatus, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1889, p. 151.

Hab. In New Zealand, on Araucaria bidwillii, Araucaria excelsa (Auckland).

Dactylopius Calceolariæ, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1878, p. 218; ib., 1883, p. 138; ib., 1889, p. 149; ib., 1893, p. 89; Scale-Insects of N.Z., 1887, p. 100.

Hab. In New Zealand, on Calceolaria sp., Cordyline australis, Danthonia cunninghamii, Phormium tenax (Hawke's

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Bay; Canterbury; Stewart Island); in Fiji, on Saccharum officinarum (sugar-cane).

Dactylopius Cocotis, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1889, p. 149; ib., 1891, p. 34

Hab. In Fiji, on Cocos nucifera; in Laccadive Islands, on the same.

Dactylopius Ericicola, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1892, p. 232.

Hab. In Australia, on Erica autumnalis (Victoria); the plant is from the Cape of Good Hope).

Dactylopius Eucalypti, Maskell.—Maskell, N. Z. Trans., 1891, p. 35; ib., 1892, p. 233; ib., 1893, p. 90; ib., 1894, p. 65.

Hab. In Australia, on Eucalyptus rostrata, Eucalyptus robusta (South Australia; New South Wales).

Dactylopius Glaucus, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1878, p. 219; ib., 1884, p. 30; Scale-Insects of N.Z., 1887, p. 100.

Hab. In New Zealand, on Panax arboreum, Rubus australis, Coprosma var. sp., Pittosporum eugenioide, Piper excelsum, &c. (passim)

Dactylopius Globosus, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1891, p. 34.

Hab. In Australia, on Acacia armata, Acacia decurrens (South Australia; Victoria).

Dactylopius Herbicola, Maskell.—Maskell, Agric. Gaz., New South Wales, 1891, p. 352; N.Z. Trans., 1891, p. 36.

Hab. In Australia, on Aristida vagans (New South Wales).

Dactylopius Hibbertiæ, Maskell.—-Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1891, p. 32.

Hab. In Australia, on Hibbertia virgata, Hibbertia linearis (South Australia; Victoria).

Dactylopius Iceryoides, Maskell.—-Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1891, p. 33.

Hab. In New Zealand, on Fagus fusca (Reefton).

Dactylopius Liliacearum, Bouchá.—-Bouchá, Ent. Zeit. Stett., 1844, 293. Signoret, Ann. de la Soc. Ent. de France, 1874, p. 319.

Hab. In Europe, on Australian Liliacece, Crinum sp.

Dactylopius Lobulatus, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1893, p. 91.

Hab. In Australia, on Eucalyptus globulus (Victoria; the tree is Tasmanian).

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Dactylopius Obtectus, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1889, p. 152.

Hab. In New Zealand, on Fagus fusca (Reefton).

Dactylopiuss Poæ, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1878, p. 220; ib., 1889, p. 150; ib., 1890, p. 23; ib., 1893, p. 89; Scale-Insects of N.Z., 1887, p. 101.

Hab. In New Zealand, on roots of grass or trees, underground or just above surface (passim).

Dactylopius Vastator, Maskell.—Maskell, N.Z. Trans., 1894, p. 65.

Hab. In Sandwich Islands, on Citrus and many other trees (perhaps originally Japan).

Dactylopius Zamiæ, Lucas.—Lucas, Ann. de la Soc. Ent. de France, 1855, p. 107. Signoret, Ann. de la Soc. Ent. de France, 1874, p. 328.

Hab. In Australia, on Zamia (Encephalartos) spiralis.