This species was intercepted at U. S. ports-of-entry 33 times between 1995 and 2012, with specimens originating from Cambodia, India, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. We also have examined specimens taken in quarantine from Thailand (Piper). ScaleNet lists hosts in 14 plant families. It is most commonly intercepted on mangosteen (Garcinia, Clusiaceae) and rambutan (Nephelium, Sapindaceae-Soapberry family). ScaleNet distribution records for M. multipori include countries in the Oriental zoogeographic region. One species of Maconellicoccus other than M. hirsutus (Green) and M. multipori has been taken at U. S. ports-of-entry, M. ramchensis Williams (Thailand, on Durio).