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

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A2A358-FFD4-FFFB-39A9-EE7DFA0B43B2

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scientific name

Kermesidae
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Key to the first-instar nymphs of Kermesidae  species of Israel

1. Quinquelocular and trilocular pores absent medially to each scape........................... N. balachowskii  ( Fig. 44)

- Quinquelocular or trilocular pores present medially to each scape............................................... 2

2. Dorsum with spatulate setae............................................................................. 3

- Dorsum with conical or pointed setae...................................................................... 4

3. Dorsum with spatulate setae of two sizes.................................................. K. spatulatus  ( Fig. 36)

- Dorsum with spatulate setae of one size...................................................... K. greeni  ( Fig. 12)

4. Marginal setae pointed; three quinquelocular pores present laterad to each prothoracic spiracle........ K. nahalali  ( Fig. 28)

- Marginal setae conical; fewer than three quinquelocular pores present laterad to each prothoracic spiracle............... 5

5. Two quinquelocular pores present laterad to each prothoracic spiracle......................... K. hermonensis  ( Fig. 20)

- One quinquelocular pore present laterad to each prothoracic spiracle............................. K. echinatus  ( Fig. 4)