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Nomenclatural changes in the Australasian gall-inducing genus Apiomorpha Rubsaamen (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Eriococcidae)

Mills, Penelope J.; Gullan, Penny J.; Cook, Lyn

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Apiomorpha Rübsaamen, 1894 was erected as a replacement name for Brachyscelis Schrader, 1863 that was preoccupied in the Coleoptera (Chrysomelidae: Brachyscelis Germar, 1834). Apiomorpha is a genus of eriococcid scale insects that induce galls on Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae) in Australia and New Guinea (Szent-Ivany & Womersley 1962; Gullan 1984; Gullan et al. 2005). In his original description of the genus, Schrader (1863a) included six species, of which B. citricola Schrader was subsequently...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/244047
Source: Zootaxa
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4250.5.6
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher site

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