Antonina vietnamensis Williams, 2004

Gavrilov-Zimin, Ilya A., 2020, Chromosomal and reproductive features of some Oriental and Australasian scale insects (Homoptera, Coccinea), Comparative Cytogenetics 14 (3), pp. 339-352: 339

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Antonina vietnamensis Williams, 2004


Antonina Antonina vietnamensis Williams, 2004   Figs 1c View Figure 1 , 2 View Figure 2


K 1380, Laos, Pak Beng, on twigs of bamboo, 13.VI.2017, I.A. Gavrilov-Zimin.

New data.

2n=20; bisexual reproduction with a Lecanoid heterochromatinization in male embryos; complete ovoviviparity. Female reproductive system is the same type as in A. parazonata   (Fig. 2 View Figure 2 ).


Antonina vietnamensis   has the same chromosome number as a closely related Oriental species of the genus, A. diversiglandulosa   Gavrilov, 2016.

A. vietnamensis   was previously known from the type localities in Vietnam only. It is the first record of the species for Laos.