A new lestodiplosine (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) preying on the avocado lace bug, Pseudacysta perseae (heteroptera: Tingidae) in southern Florida

Raymond J. Gagné, Jorge E. Peña, Flor E. Acevedo

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Abstract

A species new to science, Tingidoletes praelonga Gagné (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), was recently discovered preying on the avocado lace bug, Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann) (Heteroptera: Tingidae), in Florida, USA. A new genus is described to receive the new species.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-48
Number of pages6
JournalFlorida Entomologist
Volume91
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Insect Science

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