Pseudochermes betula

Wu, San-An & Nan, Nan, 2015, Description of the immature stages of Kuwanina betula Wu & Liu, with a discussion of its placement in the Acanthococcidae family group (Hemiptera: Coccoidea), Zootaxa 3926 (4), pp. 576-584: 579

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3926.4.7

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scientific name

Pseudochermes betula
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Key to female instars of Pseudochermes betula  .

1 Legs present; antennae with 6 segments................................................ first-instar nymph ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1)

- Fore and middle legs absent, hind legs replaced by pore plates; antennae with 3 segments............................ 2

2 Vulva present; body circular-oval; thoracic dorsum with tubular ducts on medial area; anal ring surrounded by a nearly circular sclerotized plate............................................................................. -adult female

- Vulva absent; body oval; thoracic dorsum without tubular ducts on medial area; anal ring surrounded by an inverted U-shaped sclerotized plate................................................................. second-instar female ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3)