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: 7

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-FFD5-FFFA-39A9-EFC4FA0C43CC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Kermesidae
status

 

Key to instars and adults of Kermesidae  species of Israel

1. Wings or wing-buds present; mouthparts absent.............................................................. 2

- Wings and wing-buds absent; mouthparts well-developed...................................................... 4

2. Wings fully-developed; five pairs of simple eyes..................................................... adult male

- Wings present as wing-buds; simple eyes absent............................................................. 3

3. Wing-buds not extending past metacoxa; antennae 7–8 segmented; legs 3 segmented......................... prepupa

- Wing-buds extending past metacoxa; antennae 10–11 segmented; legs fully- developed........................... pupa

4. Antennae 7 segmented; dorsum with abundant tubular ducts......................................... 2 nd -instar male

- Antennae with 6 or fewer segments; dorsum with few or no tubular ducts......................................... 5

5. Venter lacking a submarginal band of tubular ducts.............................................. 1 st -instar nymph

- Venter with a submarginal band of tubular ducts............................................................. 6

6. Venter with a submarginal band of tubular ducts 1–2 ducts wide.................................... 2 nd -instar female

- Venter with a submarginal band of tubular ducts 4–25 ducts wide................................................ 7

7. Multilocular disc-pores absent ventrally from abdominal segments.................................. 3 rd -instar female

- Multilocular disc-pores present ventrally on abdominal segments....................................... adult female