Redescription of Octolecanium Perconvexum (Cockerell), New Genus and New Combination, With Description of a New Species From Guatemala (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae). Academic Article uri icon


  • Neolecanium perconvexum (Cockerell) is transferred to the new genus Octolecanium Kondo. The adult female and first-instar nymph are redescribed and described respectively. A new species, O. guatemalensis Kondo is also described based on the adult female. A key to separate the two species is given. Key Words: Brazil, coccid, Guatemala, new genus, Octolecaniu

Fecha de publicación

  • 2005