(amber ant Coccus).
Named By: D. J. Williams - 2001.
Classification: Arthropoda, Insecta, Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae, Rhizoecinae.
Species: E. abductus (type), E. inclusus, E. reginae
Diet: Herbivore/sap drinker.
Size: 0.7 millimetres long for E. abductus, 0.76 millimetres long for E. inclusus, 0.8 millimetres long for E. reginae.
Known locations: Dominican Republic - La Toca Formation.
Time period: Burdigalian of the Miocene.
Fossil representation: Few individuals preserved in amber.
Electromyrmococcus is a genus of mealybug that lived in the Dominican Republic during the Miocene. At the time of writing there are three species assigned to the genus.
- Descriptions of a new genus and three new species of Rhizoecinae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) associated with ants of the genus Acropyga Roger in Dominican amber. - American Museum Novitates 3335:1-18. - D. J. Williams - 2001.