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    • Bemisia tabaci Biotype Q is present in Costa Rica 

      Guevara Coto, José Andrés; Barboza Vargas, Natalia; Hernández Jiménez, Eduardo José; Hammond, Rosemarie W.; Ramírez Fonseca, Pilar (2011)
      Whiteflies are an insect group that comprises multiple species and biotypes, capable of affecting crops by phloem feeding, virus transmission and promotion of fungal colonization. The distribution of these pests is worldwide. ...
    • First report of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) in Costa Rica 

      Villalobos Muller, William; Hollis, David; Godoy Cabrera, Ivania Carolina; Rivera Herrero, Carmen (2005-09)
      The Asian psyllid was reported in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Costa Lima (1942) and by Catling (1970). In June 1998, the insect was detected in Florida and by September 2000 this pest had spread to 31 Florida counties ...
    • Greenidea psidii (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Greenideinae) New Invasive Aphid in Costa Rica 

      Pérez Hidalgo, Nicolás; Villalobos Muller, William; Mier Durante, Pilar (2009-06)
      Greenidea (Trichosiphum) psidii van der Goot 1916 is recorded for the first time in Costa Rica and Central America. The species has been recorded on Psidium guajava, Psidium friedrichst halianum and Myrciaria cauliflora ...
    • New data about the Costa Rican aphid fauna (Hemiptera, Aphididae) 

      Zamora Mejías, Daniel; Pérez Hidalgo, Nicolás; Villalobos Muller, William; Hanson Snortun, Paul (2012-12)
      New data about the Costa Rican aphid fauna (Hemiptera, Aphididae). Graellsia, 68(2): 305-312. Aphids were collected from 39 locations throughout Costa Rica, representing a wide altitudinal range, and from both crops and ...
    • Two new species of Graphocephala Van Duzee from Costa Rica (Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae) 

      Godoy Cabrera, Ivania Carolina; Villalobos Muller, William (2006-08)
      The genus Grahocephala, which was described by Van Duzee (1916), is a large complex group distributed from southern Canada to Colombia, Venezuela, and French Guiana. Young (1977) revised the genus and described twelve new ...
    • Two new species of Kapateira Young from Costa Rica (Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae) 

      Godoy Cabrera, Ivania Carolina; Garita Cambronero, Jerson; Rivera Herrero, Carmen; Villalobos Muller, William (2006-08)
      The genus Kapateira was described by Young (1977), who included one species from Colombia but noted that the genus also occurs in Panama, Venezuela, Eucador, and Bolivia. In this paper two new species are decribed, K. ...