Name: Electromyrmococcus ‭(‬amber ant Coccus‭)‬.
Phonetic: E-lek-tro-me-r-mo-cok-kus.
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.

Further reading
-‭ ‬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.


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