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The identity of the wax scale insect, Ceroplastes myricae (Linnaeus) (Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea: Coccidae), and a key to the wax scales recorded from South Africa

dc.contributor.authorHodgson C.
dc.contributor.authorWilliams D.J.
dc.contributor.authorGiliomee J.H.
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-15T15:53:27Z
dc.date.available2011-05-15T15:53:27Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationAfrican Entomology
dc.identifier.citation17
dc.identifier.citation1
dc.identifier.issn10213589
dc.identifier.other10.4001/003.017.0111
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10019.1/8611
dc.description.abstractWhat is believed to be the wax scale, Ceroplastes myricae (Linnaeus), has been rediscovered in the region of the type locality in South Africa on the type host plant, Morella quercifolia (L.) Killick (Myricaceae). The adult female is redescribed and illustrated and a neotype designated. In addition, a key to all species of wax scale insect known from South Africa is included.
dc.titleThe identity of the wax scale insect, Ceroplastes myricae (Linnaeus) (Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea: Coccidae), and a key to the wax scales recorded from South Africa
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