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: 7

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-FFD5-FFFA-39A9-E817FA0B4107

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Plazi

scientific name

Kermesidae
status

 

Key to the adult females of Kermesidae   species of Israel

1. Venter with a submarginal band of tubular ducts 2–4 ducts wide............. Nidularia balachowskii Bodenheimer   ( Fig. 41)

- Venter with a submarginal band of tubular ducts 10–30 ducts wide............................................... 2

2. Legs fully-developed; dorsum with seta-pore clusters......................................................... 3

- Legs reduced to 3 segments or absent; dorsum without seta-pore clusters.......................................... 5

3. Dorsum with tubular ducts; anal lobes quadrate shaped, each with more than 5 setae.... Kermes greeni Bodenheimer   ( Fig. 9)

- Dorsum without tubular ducts; anal lobes rectangular shaped, each with fewer than 5 setae........................... 4

4. Dorsal median circular spots present*....................................... Kermes nahalali Bodenheimer   ( Fig. 25)

- Dorsal median spots absent.............................................. Kermes spatulatus Balachowsky   ( Fig. 33)

5. Antennae reduced to 1 segment; legs absent.................................. Kermes echinatus Balachowsky   (Fig. 1)

- Antennae 3–6 segmented; legs reduced to 3 segments with claw.. Kermes hermonensis Spodek & Ben-Dov   , sp. nov. ( Fig. 17)