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A newly recognised Australian endemic species of Austrolecanium Gullan & Hodgson 1998 (Hemiptera: Coccidae) from Queensland

Lin, Yen-Po; Ding, Zheng Yee; Gullan, Penny J; Cook, Lynette Gai


Austrolecanium cryptocaryae Lin & Cook sp. n. is described based on adult female morphology and DNA sequences from mitochondrial and nuclear loci. This Australian endemic species was found on the underside of leaves of Cryptocarya microneura (Lauraceae) in Queensland. All phylogenetic analyses of four independent DNA loci and a concatenated dataset show that A. cryptocaryae is monophyletic and closely related to A. sassafras Gullan & Hodgson, the type species of Austrolecanium Gullan & Hodgson....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4272.1.6


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