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A newly recognised species of Cryptes Maskell 1892 (Hemiptera: Coccidae) from Western Australia

Lin, Yen-Po; Kondo, Takumasa; Gullan, Penny J; Cook, Lyn


Cryptes utzoni Lin, Kondo & Cook sp. n. (Hemiptera: Coccidae) is described based on adult female morphology and DNA sequences from mitochondrial and nuclear loci. This Australian endemic species was found on the stem of Acacia aneura (Fabaceae) in Western Australia. All phylogenetic analyses of three independent DNA loci show that C. utzoni is closely related to C. baccatus (Maskell), the type and only species of Cryptes Maskell, 1892. The adult female of C. utzoni is described and illustrated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa (online)
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4508.1.6
Access Rights: Open Access


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