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Description of two new genera and species of Eriococcidae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) from southern South America

Kondo, Takumasa; Hardy, Nate; Cook, Lynette; Gullan, Penny J


Two new genera of Eriococcidae, Intecticoccus Kondo and Orafortis Hardy, each with a new species (I. viridis Kondo and O. luma Hardy), are described and illustrated based on the adult females. I. viridis was collected on Nothofagus antarctica (Nothofagaceae) in Argentina and Chile, and O. luma was collected in Chile on Amomyrtus luma (Myrtaceae). Based on a phylogenetic analysis of SSU rDNA (18S) sequence data, I. viridis and O. luma are placed within the Gondwanan group of eriococcids (sensu...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa


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