Kondo, T., Gullan, P.J., Peronti, A.L.B.G., Ramos Portilla, A.A., Caballero, A., & Villarreal-Pretelt, N. 2016 First records of the iceryine scale insects Crypticerya brasiliensis (Hempel) and Crypticerya genistae (Hempel) (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae) for Colombia. Insecta Mundi 0480: 1-9


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  • Notes: Crypticerya brasiliensis (Hempel) and Crypticerya genistae (Hempel) (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae: Iceryini) are herein reported for the fi rst time in Colombia. The above two species and Crypticerya multicicatrices Kondo and Unruh and Crypticerya zeteki (Cockerell) are briefly diagnosed based on the adult females. The presence of C. zeteki in Colombia is confirmed and a key to the adult females of species of the tribe Iceryini reported in Colombia is provided.

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