[Taxacom] Mystery photo

Marco Gaiani marco.gaiani at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 15:41:03 CDT 2012


To me looks almost positively like a male scale insect (maybe a
Margarodidae)

2012/10/25 Stephen Thorpe <stephen_thorpe at yahoo.co.nz>

> Thanks James, but this seems unlikely, as, some extra information I didn't
> tell you, is that the insect is only supposed to be about 2mm long!
> It seems that different people can interpret it as just about any order of
> insect: Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera,
> Thysanoptera, ...
> Cheers,
> Stephen
>
> From: James K Adams <jadams at daltonstate.edu>
> To: "taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
> Cc: "taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu" <taxacom at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
> Sent: Friday, 26 October 2012 3:34 AM
> Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Mystery photo
>
> Folks,
>
>         Not sure about the white "things", but this insect is a moth of
> some kind (in the Erebidae: Arctiinae), just in case anyone cares.
>
> James
> James K. Adams
> Professor of Biology, Dalton State College
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Marco Gaiani
Cátedra de Entomología & Unidad de Bioinformatica
Curador de Hemiptera
Museo del Instituto de Zoología Agricola
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