This species was intercepted at U. S. ports-of-entry 11 times between 1995 and 2012, with specimens originating from Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico. No older quarantine specimens were examined. ScaleNet lists hosts in Annonaceae, Arecaceae, Lauraceae and Myrtaceae. It is most commonly intercepted on Annona (Annonaceae). ScaleNet distribution records for N. annonae also include Guadeloupe, Martinique and San Marino. Several species of Nipeaecoccus other than N. annonae, N. jonmartini Williams & Granara de Willink, N. nipae (Maskell) and N. viridis (Newstead) have been taken at U. S. ports-of-entry including: N. ericicola (Maskell) (Australia, on Callistemon); N. filamentosus (Cockerell) (Puerto Rico, on Bucida); N. filicis Williams & Granara De Willink (Mexico, on unidentified plant); and N. gilli Williams and Granara de Willink (Costa Rica, on Areca; Mexico, on Dieffenbachia).