Nothing is known about the field appearance of this species. Based on its morphology it is likely that it does not form an ovisac and does not produce wax. Males have not been observed. Occurring on the leaves of the host.
This species was intercepted 18 times at U. S. ports-of-entry between 1995 and 2012, with specimens originating from Honduras, and Mexico. We also have examined specimens taken in quarantine from Mexico (Tillandsia). ScaleNet includes hosts in the genus Tillandsia and distribution records include Guatemala and Mexico. Tillancoccus mexicanus and T. tillandsiae Ben-Dov are the only species in the genus and both have been intercepted at U. S. ports-of-entry.