Body broadly oval to pyriform; body yellow with pinkish tinge; body covered by thick layer of white powdery wax but allowing body segmentation to be visible; with 17 pairs of lateral filaments, becoming progressively longer posteriorly, caudal pair up to 3 mm long. Occurring on leaves of the host.
This species was intercepted at U. S. ports-of-entry 25 times between 1995 and 2012, with specimens originating from Hawaii, India, The Philippines, Samoa, Tahiti and Tonga. We also have examined specimens taken in quarantine from The Caroline Islands (Pandanus); Marshall Islands (Kwajalein) (Pandanus); Philippines (Manilkara); Tonga (Pandanus). ScaleNet lists hosts in 5 plant families. It is most commonly intercepted on Pandanus. ScaleNet distribution records for L. pandani include several islands in the Oceanic (Australasian) zoogeographic region. No other species of Laminicoccus have been taken in quarantine at U. S. ports-of-entry.