Ceroplastes tachardiaformis

Hodgson, Chris J. & Peronti, Ana L. B. G., 2012, 3372, Zootaxa 3372, pp. 1-265: 161

publication ID

1175­5334

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3B168794-FF2A-F8BC-FF1A-FA76BEB8E271

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ceroplastes tachardiaformis
status

 

Key to adult females of C. tachardiaformis   -group

1. Each stigmatic cleft with 30–35 stigmatic setae; multilocular disc-pores present between meso- and metacoxae; tibio-tarsal articulatory sclerosis present............................................. C. delottoi Hodgson & Peronti   spec. nov.

- Each stigmatic cleft with <15 stigmatic setae; multilocular disc-pores absent between meso- and metacoxae; tibio-tarsal articulatory sclerosis present or absent............................................................................... 2

2. Legs with a well-developed tibio-tarsal articulatory sclerosis.................................... C. paucispinus De Lotto  

- Legs without a tibio-tarsal articulatory sclerosis.................................................................. 3

3. Ventral tubular ducts present in cephalic region; dorsal setae blunt; stigmatic setae mainly roundly conical (each seta about as wide as long).......................................................................... C. tachardiaformis Brain  

- Ventral tubular ducts absent from cephalic region; dorsal setae sharply spiniform; each stigmatic seta mainly much longer than wide.................................................................................... C. elytropappi Brain  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Ceroplastes