Kermes vermilio

Pellizzari, Giuseppina, Porcelli, Francesco, Convertini, Stefano & Marotta, Salvatore, 2012, Description of nymphal instars and adult female of Kermes vermilio Planchon (Hemiptera, Coccoidea, Kermesidae), with a synopsis of the European and Mediterranean species, Zootaxa 3336, pp. 36-50: 49

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.214057

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5679638

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B35A1A-0E0A-432A-BEB9-FF0043E0FE20

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Kermes vermilio
status

 

Key to Kermes vermilio   instars (prepupa, pupa and adult male not included)

1 Legs present, fully developed............................................................................ 2

- Legs, if any, small, with indistinct segmentation............................................................. 3

2 Antennae 6 -segmented; without tubular ducts......................................................... 1 st instar

- Antennae 7 -segmented; tubular ducts abundant on dorsum and venter................................. 2 nd instar male

3 Antennae 5 -segmented; with 34-37 marginal setae on each side..................................... 2 nd instar female

- Antennae very short, unsegmented or with obscure segmentation; with more than 70 marginal setae on each side.......... 4

4 Multilocular disc-pores absent............................................................... 3 rd instar female

- Multilocular disc-pores distributed in wide bands ventrally on abdomen and in groups near each antenna and spiracle.................................................................................................. adult female

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Kermesidae

Genus

Kermes