A molecular and biometrie assessment and redescription of Myzodium mimulicola (Drews and Sampson) are provided. New North American host and distributional data are presented, including the first record from Alaska. Myzodium knowltoni (Smith and Robinson) is a junior subjective synonym of M. mimulicola, based on molecular-sequence and morphological evidence. A key to the known Myzodium species (apterae and alatae) is included.
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1 September 2010
Molecular and Biometric Assessment of Myzodium mimulicola (Hemiptera: Aphididae), with New Synonymy and Host and Distributional Data