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Abstract

Two new species of the genus Coccophagus Westwood, 1833 (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) from the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Abstract

Two new species of Aphelinidae are described from the State of Tamaulipas, Mexico: Coccophagus indefinitus Myartseva n. sp., a parasitoid of Parasaissetia nigra (Nietner) on mistletoe Phoradendron quadrangulare (Kunth) Griseb., huisache Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd., and willow Salix humboldtiana Willd.; and Coccophagus tamaulipecus Myartseva n. sp. on an unidentified species of Coccidae on an unidentified plant. This represents a new host plant record and new parasitoid association for Parasaissetia nigra on mistletoe.