publication . Article . 2011

New gall midges (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) associated with Eugenia uniflora and Psidium cattleianum (Myrtaceae)

Maia, Valéria C; Nava, Dori E;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2011 Journal: Iheringia. Série Zoologia, volume 101, pages 69-74 (eissn: 0073-4721, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: FapUNIFESP (SciELO)
Abstract
Two new species and a new genus of gall midges (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) are described and illustrated. Both species induce leaf galls on Myrtaceae, the former on Eugenia uniflora and the latter on Psidium cattleianum. Duas novas espécies e um novo gênero de insetos galhadores (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) são descritos e ilustrados. Ambas espécies induzem galhas foliares em Myrtaceae, a primeira em Eugenia uniflora e a segunda em Psidium cattleianum.
Subjects
free text keywords: Araçá, Neotropical, pitangueira, taxonomy, galha, taxonomia, Animal Science and Zoology, Psidium, Botany, Gall, Cecidomyiidae, biology.organism_classification, biology, Eugenia uniflora, food.ingredient, food, Myrtaceae
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publication . Article . 2011

New gall midges (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) associated with Eugenia uniflora and Psidium cattleianum (Myrtaceae)

Maia, Valéria C; Nava, Dori E;