Margattea

Wang, Zong-Qing, Che, Yan-Li & Wang, Jin-Jun, 2009, Taxonomy of Margattea Shelford, 1911 from China (Dictyoptera: Blattaria: Blattellidae), Zootaxa 1974, pp. 51-63: 52-53

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.185116

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03ADDA34-C11F-FFB8-FF1D-5343459AFD7F

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scientific name

Margattea
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Key to the males of Margattea   from China

1. Tegmina and wings slightly reduced, not extending beyond apex of abdomen, or greatly reduced........... 2

- Tegmina and wings fully developed, extending well beyond the apex of abdomen................................... 3

2. Tegmina and wings greatly reduced, barely reach middle of abdomen ................................... M. hemiptera  

- Tegmina and wings slightly reduced, extending almost to the apex of abdomen. ..................... M. nimbata  

3. Pronotal disk dark brown, tegmen pale brown; styles slender, distinctly longer than interstylar space (fig. 2) .................................................................................................................................................. M.limbata  

- Pronotal disk not as above.......................................................................................................................... 4

4. The eighth tergum unspecialized ................................................................................ M. producta   , sp. nov.

- The eighth tergum specialized, with a group of setae near posteromedian margin (fig.14, 42).................. 5

5. Pronotal disk castaneous with several symmetrical white spots (fig. 32) ......... M. multipunctata   , sp. nov.

- Pronotal disk not as above........................................................................................................................... 6

6. The front femur Type B 2, distal part just with 2 larger spines (fig. 27) ...................... M. concava   , sp. nov.

- The front femur Type B 3, distal part with 3 larger spines, one slightly shorter than others, but distinctly longer than minute spines (fig.13, 41)......................................................................................................... 7

7. Interstylar plate semicircular, hind margin armed with small spines (fig. 16) .......................... M. spinifera  

- Interstylar margin not as above .............................................................................. M. mckittrickae   , sp. nov.