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A review of the genus Capulinia Signoret (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Eriococcidae) with description of two new species

Kondo, T; Gullan, P J; Cook, L G


The eriococcid genus Capulinia Signoret currently comprises four Neotropical species (the type species C. sallei Signoret, C. crateraformis Hempel, C. jaboticabae Ihering and an undescribed species recognised in the literature) and one species from New Zealand (C. orbiculata Hoy). All species feed on plants in the family Myrtaceae and the undescribed species is a pest of guava, Psidium guajava, in Venezuela and Colombia. Here we describe the pest species based on the adult female and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-05-17
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4111.4.7
Access Rights: Open Access


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