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THE SECOND INSTAR OF BREVENNIA PULVERARIA (NEWSTEAD, 1892) (HEMIPTERA COCCOMORPHA PSEUDOCOCCIDAE) WITH NOTES ON THE TAXONOMIC AFFINITIES OF THE SPECIES


Abstract


The second instar of Brevennia pulveraria is described and illustrated. The characteristic features common to both the adult female and second-instar nymph are presented. The characters of immature instars may be useful for identification to species level. Notes on the taxonomic affinity of B. pulveraria are presented.


Keywords

Brevennia pulveraria, second instar, Pseudococcidae

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