New scale insects (Homoptera: Coccinea) from the Cape Floristic Region

Ilya A. Gavrilov-Zimin, Philipp E. Chetverikov

Abstract


Three new scale insect species, Coccidohystrix daedalea Gavrilov-Zimin sp. nov., Mirococcopsis ptilura Gavrilov-Zimin sp. nov. (both from the family Pseudococcidae) and Cryptinglisia millari Gavrilov-Zimin sp. nov. (family Coccidae), are described and illustrated from the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

Keywords


scale insects; mealybugs; soft scales; morphology; new species

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.366

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