Newsteadia Green

Watson, Gillian W., 2022, Towards identification of the scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) of continental Africa: 2. Checklists and keys to six archaeococcoid families, Zootaxa 5105 (3), pp. 301-356 : 341

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5105.3.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:187B04D7-4C35-4E27-9B2D-A616BF59F380

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6343223

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D687D0-FF8E-9872-19E8-CB83FA2EE290

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Newsteadia Green
status

 

Genus Newsteadia Green

Newsteadia is a genus of 58 species found worldwide, living in leaf litter and in moss growing in moist environments; nine species have been recorded in continental Africa ( Kozár & Konczné Benedicty 2000; Miller & Kozár 2002; García Morales et al. 2016). In life, the dorsal submedian wax plates all project forwards ( Kozár 2004). In Africa they are of no economic significance.

Key to species of Newsteadia in East Africa, based on Kozár (2004)

1(0) Setae on antenna hair-like. Medial areas of dorsum with wide bands of bare cuticle................ angustilinea ( Fig. 24 View FIGURE 24 )

- Setae on antenna spine-like. Medial areas of dorsum mostly covered in spine-like setae, with only narrow bands of bare cuticle...................................................................................... turbinespina

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Ortheziidae