Brazilian plant name: "Moquilles tomentosa"??

Paul van Rijckevorsel dipteryx at FREELER.NL
Mon Mar 21 21:08:43 CST 2005

There is a /Moquilea tomentosa/ in Brazil, usually regarded to be /Licania
tomentosa/, but /Moquilea tomentosa/ also is in use. Looks to be a good bet?

From: Doug Yanega <dyanega at UCR.EDU>

> 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?
> TIA,

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