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Systematic review of the Australian 'bush coconut' genus Cystococcus (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae) uncovers a new species from Queensland

Semple, Thomas L.; Gullan, Penny J; Hodgson, C J; Hardy, Nate B.; Cook, Lyn

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Australia houses some unusual biota (insects included), much of which is undescribed. Cystococcus Fuller (Hemiptera:Sternorrhyncha:Coccoidea:Eriococcidae) currently comprises two species, both of which induce galls exclusively on bloodwoods (Myrtaceae: Corymbia Hill & Johnson). These insects display sexual dichronism, whereby females give birth first to sons and then to daughters. Wingless first-instar females cling to their winged adult brothers and are carried out of the maternal gall when...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67485
Source: Invertebrate Systematics
DOI: 10.1071/IS14061

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