Planococcus Ferris,

Moghaddam, Masumeh, 2013, A review of the mealybugs (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae, Putoidae and Rhizoecidae) of Iran, with descriptions of four new species and three new records for the Iranian fauna, Zootaxa 3632 (1), pp. 1-107: 63

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3632.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7BE28464-2EC4-4621-8791-79312948C8C9

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/812687FD-D758-3939-FF0A-FAA2FA5F9ED7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Planococcus Ferris
status

 

Key to species of Genus Planococcus Ferris 

1 Modified dorsal oral collar ducts numerous and conspicuous, numbering 13–110, occurring in marginal and medial areas, at least on abdomen; all cerarii anterior to anal lobe pair or penultimate pair with thin flagellate setae resembling dorsal setae but usually slightly wider..................................................................... vovae (Nasonov) 

- Modified dorsal oral collar ducts, if present, occurring singly adjacent to cerarii except for 1 or 2 in medial areas of abdomen; either all cerarii with distinct conical setae or some on anterior end of body with long and slender, often flagellate, tips..... 2

2 Venter of head and thorax with 0–4 oral collar ducts. Translucent pores present on hind coxae and tibia, sometimes present on hind femur; cerarian setae on head and thorax often long and slender; some dorsal setae on medial area of abdominal segments VI and VII 40 –50 µm long.................................................................. ficus (Signoret) 

- Venter of head and thorax with 0–35 oral collar ducts; translucent pores present on hind coxae and tibia, never present on hind femur; cerarian setae on head and thorax always conical; longest dorsal setae on medial area of abdominal segments VI and VII 25–33 µm long........................................................................... citri (Risso)