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

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D0E3A02D-340D-423F-9ADB-1089FB89C7EB

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A2A358-FFD4-FFFB-39A9-EC6EFA0B4467

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scientific name

Kermesidae
status

 

Key to the second-instar females of Kermesidae  species of Israel

1. Venter with quinquelocular pores on abdominal segments; legs fully-developed.................................... 2

- Venter without quinquelocular pores on abdominal segments; legs only 1–3 segmented.............................. 4

2. Marginal setae spatulate; with ten quinquelocular pores anterior to tentorium..................... K. spatulatus  ( Fig. 35)

- Marginal setae non-spatulate; with fewer than ten quinquelocular pores anterior to tentorium.......................... 3

3. Six quinquelocular pores present anterior to tentorium; with four longitudinal rows of quinquelocular pores on abdominal seg- ments............................................................................... K. nahalali  ( Fig. 27)

- Two quinquelocular pores present anterior to tentorium; with two longitudinal rows of quinquelocular pores on abdominal seg- ments................................................................................. K. greeni  ( Fig. 11)

4. Antennae 30–50 µm long; legs 1 segmented without a claw..................................... K. echinatus  ( Fig. 3)

- Antennae 60–110 µm long; legs 3 segmented with a claw...................................................... 5

5 Dorsal conical setae present; venter with bilocular pores.................................... K. hermonensis  ( Fig. 19)

- Dorsal conical setae absent; venter without bilocular pores................................. N. balachowskii  ( Fig. 43)