Brazilian plant name: "Moquilles tomentosa"??

Doug Yanega dyanega at UCR.EDU
Mon Mar 21 11:32:43 CST 2005

We have a new species of parasitic wasp here, and the specimens are
labeled as having been reared from "coccid on Moquilles tomentosa" in
Bahia, Brasil - but I cannot, in any online references, find such a
plant genus name. Does anyone know what plant taxon this refers to?


Doug Yanega        Dept. of Entomology         Entomology Research Museum
Univ. of California - Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521-0314
phone: (951) 827-4315 (standard disclaimer: opinions are mine, not UCR's)
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