Kermesidae,

Spodek, Malkie & Ben-Dov, Yair, 2014, A taxonomic revision of the Kermesidae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) in Israel, with a description of a new species, Zootaxa 3781 (1), pp. 1-99: 8-9

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3781.1.1

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scientific name

Kermesidae
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Key to the adult males of Kermesidae  species in Israel

1. Body 0.8–1.1 mm long; 0.2–0.3 mm wide at metathorax.................................... N. balachowskii  ( Fig. 45)

- Body 1.5 –2.0 mm long, 0.4–0.5 mm wide at metathorax....................................................... 2

2. Metasternal setae present............................................................................... 3

- Metasternal setae absent................................................................................ 5

3. Metasternum with more than 25 setae; with two dorsopleural setae on abdominal segments II –VII..... K. nahalali  ( Fig. 29)

- Metasternum with 20–25 setae; with more than two dorsopleural setae on abdominal segments II – VII.................. 4

4. Eight dorsopleural setae present on abdominal segment I..................................... K. spatulatus  ( Fig. 37)

- Four dorsopleural setae present on abdominal segment I......................................... K. greeni  ( Fig. 13)

5. Dorsum of metathorax with a group of three setae on each side.............................. K. hermonensis  ( Fig. 21)

- Dorsum of metathorax without a group of three setae on each side............................... K. echinatus  ( Fig. 5View FIGURE 5)