Studies on the genus Ripersiella Tinsley (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Rhizoecidae in the Neotropical region, with description of a new species

Szita E. , Benedicty Z. K. , Kondo T., Ramos-Portilla A. A. , Kaydan M. B.

ZOOTAXA, cilt.4851, ss.573-582, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 4851 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.11646/zootaxa.4851.3.7
  • Dergi Adı: ZOOTAXA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.573-582


The Neotropical scale insect genus Ripersiella Tinsley (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Rhizoecidae) was investigated, based on soil samples deposited at the Hungarian Natural History Museum. Description and illustration of a new species, Ripersiella incarum Kaydan & Szita sp. n., and an identification key and new additional locality records for the currently known Ripersiella species in the Neotropical region, are provided and discussed.