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New scale insects (Homoptera: Coccinea) from the Cape Floristic Region

Ilya A. GAVRILOV-ZIMIN & Philipp E. CHETVERIKOV

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2017-366 - Pages 1-11 (EJT-366)

Published on 14 November 2017

Three new scale insect species, Coccidohystrix daedalea Gavrilov-Zimin sp. nov., Mirococcopsis ptilura Gavrilov-Zimin sp. nov. (both from the family Pseudococcidae) and Cryptinglisia millari Gavrilov-Zimin sp. nov. (family Coccidae), are described and illustrated from the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

Keywords :

Scale insects, mealybugs, soft scales, morphology, new species.

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