This species was intercepted 7 times at U. S. ports-of-entry between 1995 and 2012, with specimens originating from Malaysia and The Philippines. We also have examined specimens taken in quarantine from Japan (Codiaeum, palm); Malaysia (Durio); The Philippines (Ananas, Areca, Lansium, Musa); Thailand (Areca, Citrus). ScaleNet includes hosts in 9 plant families from the (Indonesia, Sumatra, The Philippines, and Singapore) and the (Japan) zoogeographic regions. It is commonly intercepted on Musa. No other species of Icerya have been taken in quarantine at U. S. ports-of-entry other than I. aegyptiaca (Douglas), I. pulchra, I. purchasi (Maskell), I. samaraia (Morrison) and I. seychellarum (Westwood).