Ceroplastes deceptrix

Hodgson, Chris J. & Peronti, Ana L. B. G., 2012, 3372, Zootaxa 3372, pp. 1-265: 40

publication ID

1175­5334

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/3B168794-FFAD-F83B-FF1A-FDA3BEB6E6E1

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Ceroplastes deceptrix
status

 

Key to adult females of C. deceptrix   -group

1. Ventral tubular ducts frequent in a broad submarginal band and also medially on thorax and abdomen; multilocular disc-pores present submedially on all abdominal segments; loculate dorsal microducts very sparse............... C. rusticus De Lotto  

- Ventral tubular ducts present submarginally but extremely sparse and absent medially on thorax; multilocular disc-pores present medially on some anterior abdominal segments but absent submedially; loculate dorsal microducts abundant....... 2

2. Caudal process almost unsclerotised; submarginal ventral tubular ducts absent from thorax and rather few on abdomen............................................................................................. C. helichrysi Hall  

- Caudal process heavily sclerotised; submarginal ventral tubular ducts frequent on thorax and quite abundant medially and submarginally on abdomen............................................................ C. deceptrix (De Lotto)  

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Ceroplastes