Gavrilov-Zimin, I.A., & Przhiboro, A.A. 2016 A New Genus and New Species of Felt Scales (Homoptera: Coccinea: Eriococcidae) from Tierra Del Fuego (Chile). Graellsia 72(2): 1-4


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  • taxonomy
  • Notes: Telmatococcus igniumterrae gen. nov. et sp. nov. is described and illustrated based on the material collected from a sphagnum bog in the extreme southern part of South America (Tierra del Fuego). The new monotypic genus differs from all known genera of Eriococcidae in having short cylindrical truncated setae of the anal apparatus and pouches with numerous quinquelocular pores near the anal apparatus. The habitat of the new taxon is characterized.

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