Waxiella

Hodgson, Chris J. & Peronti, Ana L. B. G., 2012, 3372, Zootaxa 3372, pp. 1-265: 197

publication ID

1175­5334

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3B168794-FF4E-F8D8-FF1A-FBFABEBEE075

treatment provided by

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scientific name

Waxiella
status

 

Key to species-groups of wax scales in Waxiella   known from Africa and Middle East based on adult female morphology:

1 Ventral tubular ducts abundant in cephalic region (absent on W. gwaai (Hodgson))   ; dorsal setae sharply pointed and several times longer than width of basal socket; derm around stigmatic setae becoming heavily sclerotised at maturity … Group R......................................................................................... W. africana   -group.

- Ventral tubular ducts absent from cephalic region; dorsal setae short, subequal to or at most 2 times longer than the width of the basal socket; derm around stigmatic setae remaining membranous at maturity ….Group S.......... W. subdenudata   -group.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae