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A new species of Bambusaspis Cockerell (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccomorpha) colonising bamboo in Malaysia

Articles

Journal/Conference:

ZOOTAXA

Language:

English

Author:

Lagowska Bozena; Martin Jon H.; Hodgson Chris J.

Year:

2015

Volume:

4006

Issue:

1

Pages:

128-142

Keywords:

Asterolecaniidae; new species; adult female; adult male; immature stages

All life stages (adult female and male, first-instar nymph, second-instar male and female nymphs, and prepupa and pupa) of a new species of Asterolecaniidae, Bambusaspis transversa Lagowska & Martin sp. n., from bamboo in Malaysia, are described and illustrated. The adult female and first-instar nymphs are compared with those Bambusaspis species considered to be closest to the new species.