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: 7-8

publication ID

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A2A358-FFD5-FFFB-39A9-EA15FA0B4654

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scientific name

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

1. Venter with a submarginal band of tubular ducts 1–2 ducts wide............................. N. balachowskii  ( Fig. 42)

- Venter with a submarginal band of tubular ducts 5–10 ducts wide............................................... 2

2. Antennae 6 segmented; legs fully-developed; sclerotized anal lobes present....................................... 3

- Antennae less than 6 segmented; legs reduced to 3 or fewer segments; sclerotized anal lobes absent.................. 5

3. Dorsum without seta-pore clusters; each anal lobe with more than 3 setae........................... K. greeni  ( Fig. 10)

- Dorsum with seta-pore clusters; each anal lobe with fewer than 3 setae........................................... 4

4. Spatulate ventral setae present anterior to tentorium; dorsum with hair-like setae................... K. spatulatus  ( Fig. 33)

- Spatulate ventral setae absent anterior to tentorium; dorsum without hair-like setae.................. K. nahalali  ( Fig. 26)

5. Legs 1 segmented without claw.......................................................... K. echinatus  ( Fig. 2)

- Legs 3 segmented with distinct claw.................................................... K. hermonensis  ( Fig. 18)