Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


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Insecta Mundi 0255: 1–17


Published in 2012 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P. O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 USA

Copyright (c) 2012 Patricia González and María C. Granara de Willink. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons, Attribution Non-Commercial License.


Se describen e ilustran las hembras adultas de dos especies nuevas de Acanthococcus Signoret (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Eriococcidae), Acanthococcus julietae González y Granara de Willink sp. nov. y A. saltensis González y Granara de Willink sp. nov. y los estados ninfales de la última. Se presenta una clave para separar las especies de Eriococcidae reportados sobre Asteraceae de la Argentina.

Two new species of Acanthococcus Signoret (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Eriococcidae) on Asteraceae from Argentina. The adult females of two new species of Acanthococcus Signoret, Acanthococcus julietae González and Granara de Willink and A. saltensis González and Granara de Willink are described and illustrated, also the nymphal instars of the latter species is described. A key to separate the Eriococcidae occurring on Asteraceae in Argentina is presented.

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