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1 March 2009 The Identity of the Wax Scale Insect, Ceroplastes myricae (Linnaeus) (Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea: Coccidae), and a Key to the Wax Scales Recorded from South Africa
C. Hodgson, D.J. Williams, J.H. Giliomee
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Abstract

What 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.

C. Hodgson, D.J. Williams, and J.H. Giliomee "The Identity of the Wax Scale Insect, Ceroplastes myricae (Linnaeus) (Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea: Coccidae), and a Key to the Wax Scales Recorded from South Africa," African Entomology 17(1), 95-105, (1 March 2009). https://doi.org/10.4001/003.017.0111
Accepted: 1 February 2009; Published: 1 March 2009
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