First Record of Poekilloptera Phalaenoides (Hemiptera: Flatidae) Hosting Mimosa Caesalpiniaefolia (Mimosaceae) in Diamantina, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Poekilloptera phalaenoides (Hemiptera: Flatidae) was reported on Mimosa caesalpiniaefolia (Fabaceae) in Diamantina, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Immature and adults of P. phalaenoides were collected for identification on M. caesalpiniaefolia, which represents the first report of this insect on this plant. This preliminary study showed that M. caesalpiniaefolia is a potential host of P. phalaenoides. This work represents the first report of the P. phalaenoides hosting
M. caesalpiniaefolia in Diamantina, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. This preliminary study showed that this plant is a potential host for P.