Discochiton expansum (Green, 1896)

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/CompCytogen.v14i3.53367

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scientific name

Discochiton expansum (Green, 1896)
status

 

Discochiton expansum (Green, 1896)   Figs 3b View Figure 3 , 4 View Figure 4

Material.

K 1121, Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Khao Lak, forest above the city, on leaves of an undetermined bush, 8.XI. 2013, I.A. Gavrilov-Zimin.

New data.

2n = 18; bisexual reproduction with a Lecanoid heterochromatinization in male embryos. Complete ovoviviparity. Female reproductive system has the usual structure, but accessory glands are poorly visible (Fig. 4 View Figure 4 ).

Comments.

The recently erected genus Discochiton   Hodgson & Williams, 2018 comprises 21 species, and D. expansum   is the first species of the genus studied cytogenetically.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Coccidae

Genus

Discochiton