Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


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Insecta Mundi 0311: 1–4.


Published in 2013 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P. O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 USA. Copyright held by the author(s). This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons, Attribution Non-Commercial License.


Resumen. Se describe el segundo estadio ninfal y se redescribe el primer estadio ninfal de Macracanthopyga verganiana Lizer y Trelles. Se discute brevemente las afinidades de M. verganiana con otras especies de eriocóccidos sudamericanos.

Abstract. The second instar nymph of Macracanthopyga verganiana is described and the first instar nymph is redescribed. A brief discussion on the affinities of M. verganiana with other species of South American eriococcids is given.