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n African Entomology - Taxonomic revision of the South African mealybug genus Hall (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae)

Volume 24, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589
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Abstract

A taxonomic revision of the South African mealybug genus Hall is presented. Most species of this genus feed on plants in the Asteraceae. Six species are treated, namely, , . and which are described as new. The three previously described species are: (Brain), De Lotto, and Hall. (Priensner & Hosny), which was described originally as , is treated as a . Adult females of all species are described and illustrated and a key for their identification is presented. Illustrations and descriptions are also presented of first-instar nymphs of , , and and a key for their identification is presented. Descriptions and illustrations are also given for a second-instar nymph of and a third-instar nymph of .

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2016-01-01
2016-12-11

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