Pseudococcus cryptus Hempel

Pacheco Da Silva, Vitor C., Kaydan, Mehmet Bora & Basso, Cesar, 2020, Pseudococcidae (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) in Uruguay: morphological identification and molecular characterization, with descriptions of two new species, Zootaxa 4894 (4), pp. 501-520: 515

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Pseudococcus cryptus Hempel


Pseudococcus cryptus Hempel  

Material studied. URUGUAY: San José, ex fruits of Citrus limon   ( Rutaceae   ), 34°35’46.6’’S 56°55’54.6’’W, 12.vii.2017, coll. Pacheco da Silva, V.C., 6 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 8; same locality and host, 18.iv.2018, coll. Calvo, M. V., 3 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 126 GoogleMaps   ; Salto, ex leaves of Citrus   × limonia ( Rutaceae   ), 31°22’40.3”S 57°45’02.6”W, 2.iv.2018, coll. Pechi, E., 3 adult ♀♀, ECFA No. 98 GoogleMaps   .

Hosts. Polyphagous, reported from 84 species belonging to 42 plant families ( García Morales et al. 2016).

Distribution. Australasian, Afrotropical, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental and Palaearctic regions ( García Morales et al. 2016). This is the first record of Ps. cryptus   in Uruguay.


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