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Insecta Mundi 0167: 1-10
Published in 2011 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc.
P. O. Box 141874, Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 U. S. A.


Neolecanium amazonensis Foldi is redescribed and illustrated and is transferred to the new genus Foldilecanium Kondo as Foldilecanium amazonensis (Foldi) comb. nov. A new species, Foldilecanium multisetosus Kondo, is described and illustrated based on specimens collected in Cali, Colombia, on Cananga odorata (Lam.) Hook.f. and Thomson (Annonaceae). An updated taxonomic key to New World Myzolecaniinae and a key to separate the two species of Foldilecanium are provided.

Neolecanium amazonensis Foldi se redescribe e ilustra y se transfiere al nuevo género Foldilecanium Kondo como Foldilecanium amazonensis (Foldi) comb. nov. Una nueva especie, Foldilecanium multisetosus Kondo, es descrita e ilustrada con base en ejemplares colectados sobre Cananga odorata (Lam.) Hook.f. y Thomson (Annonaceae) en Cali, Colombia. Se provee una clave actualizada para la subfamilia Myzolecaniinae del Nuevo Mundo y otra para separar las dos especies de Foldilecanium.

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