Aclerda, Signoret, 1874

Hodgson, Chris, 2020, A review of neococcid scale insects (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccomorpha) based on the morphology of the adult males, Zootaxa 4765 (1), pp. 1-264: 200

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.4765.1.1

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http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3796870

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B2EA64-0AE8-4695-2CFC-FEFFFA57D4E6

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scientific name

Aclerda
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Key to known adult males in Aclerda  

1. Small convex pores absent............................................................................. 2

- Small convex pores present on at least most abdominal segments............................................... 3

2. Glandular pouches present on abdominal segment VIII, each with a single loculate pore........ A. distorta Green   ( Fig. 79 View FIGURE 79 )

- Glandular pouches and loculate pores absent on abdominal segment VIII but with some longer pleural setae in this position........................................................................ A. arundinaria McConnell   ( Fig. 78 View FIGURE 78 )

3. Style of penial sheath gradually narrowing to a sharp apex............................ A. tillandsiae Howell   ( Fig. 80 View FIGURE 80 )

- Style of penial sheath narrowing abruptly and then remaining quite broad to apex.................................. 4

4. Prescutum with a strong longitudinal ridge medially. Small convex pores absent from prothorax. Long setae absent from abdominal segment VIII......................................................... A. tokionis Cockerell   ( Fig. 81 View FIGURE 81 )

- Prescutum without a strong longitudinal ridge medially. Small convex pores present on prothorax. Long setae present on abdominal segment VIII................................................................................. 5

5. Prescutum and basisternum small and narrow............................................. Aclerda   sp. B ( Fig. 83 View FIGURE 83 )

- Prescutum and basisternum larger and quite broad......................................... Aclerda   sp. A ( Fig. 82 View FIGURE 82 )