Kermesidae

Spodek, Malkie & Ben-Dov, Yair, 2014, A taxonomic revision of the Kermesidae (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) in Israel, with a description of a new species, Zootaxa 3781 (1), pp. 1-99: 8

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3781.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:D0E3A02D-340D-423F-9ADB-1089FB89C7EB

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03A2A358-FFD4-FFFB-39A9-E809FA0B410F

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Plazi

scientific name

Kermesidae
status

 

Key to the post-reproductive females of Kermesidae   species of Israel

1. Dorsum with a longitudinal medial depression............................................................... 2

- Dorsum without a longitudinal medial depression............................................................ 3

2. Dorsum black in colour........................................................... K. spatulatus   ( Plate 5 View PLATE 5 , fig. d)

- Dorsum grey in colour............................................................. K. nahalali   ( Plate 4 View PLATE 4 , fig. d)

3. Dorsum spherical................................................................... K. greeni   ( Plate 2 View PLATE 2 , fig. e)

- Dorsum hemi-spherical................................................................................. 4

4. Dorsal derm not sclerotized...................................................... K. hermonensis   ( Plate 3 View PLATE 3 , fig. e)

- Dorsal derm sclerotized................................................................................. 5

5. Dorsum red with transverse black lines.............................................. K. echinatus   ( Plate 1 View PLATE 1 , fig. e)

- Dorsum brown with dark and light areas.......................................... N. balachowskii   ( Plate 6 View PLATE 6 , fig. d)