Casuarinaceae,

Taylor, Gary S., Jennings, John T., Purcell, Matthew F. & Austin, Andy D., 2011, A new genus and ten new species of jumping plant lice (Hemiptera: Triozidae) from Allocasuarina (Casuarinaceae) in Australia, Zootaxa 3009, pp. 1-45: 4-5

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.278552

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Casuarinaceae
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Key to the triozid fauna of Casuarinaceae 

1. Fore wings of female usually with dark markings [clear in species from New Caledonia]; fore wings of male clear; anterior margin of vertex not overhanging genal processes; genal processes short conical, little-declined to longitudinal axis of body and visible from above; female proctiger short with a pair of lateral lobes; male parameres short, narrow, little curved to apex; nymphs broadly ovate, weakly sclerotised, typically ‘triozine’ in type; host: Casuarina  ................................................................................................ Casuarinicola Taylor  [see Taylor et al. 2010]

- Fore wings of female and male clear; anterior margin of vertex overhanging genal processes; genal processes moderate in length, produced ventrad to longitudinal axis of body; female proctiger short with rounded apex or with apical upturned process or hook; male parameres short, strongly curved to apex, long and thin ( Figs 94 –95, 98View FIGURES 93 – 102) to short and wide ( Figs 131, 134View FIGURES 127 – 135); nymphs scale-like, usually strongly to moderately sclerotised; host: Allocasuarina  .................................. 2

2. Rhinaria on antennal segments 4, 6 and 9; hind tibia without apical spurs, at most with a corona of setae; female proctiger short, with apex rounded (without an apical upturned process or hook) ( Figs 18View FIGURES 14 – 18, 39View FIGURES 37 – 42)… [ Aacanthocnema  ] 3

- Rhinaria on antennal segments 4, 6, 8 and 9; hind tibia with 2 inner and 1 outer apical spurs; female proctiger short, with an apical upturned process ( Figs 99, 102View FIGURES 93 – 102) or prominent hook ( Figs 96View FIGURES 93 – 102, 135View FIGURES 127 – 135).............. [ Acanthocasuarina  gen. nov.].... 8

3. Fore wings with brown infuscation along veins R+M+Cu, M, m 1 + 2, m 3 + 4, Cu, Cu 1 a, Cu 1 b and distal portion of Rs ( Figs 3View FIGURES 1 – 5, 10– 11View FIGURES 6 – 13).............................................................................................. 4

- Fore wings without brown infuscation (e.g., Figs 23–24View FIGURES 19 – 28), or at most with brown infuscation restricted to portion of vein Cu 1 a ( Figs 47–48View FIGURES 43 – 50)......................................................................................... 5

4. Large species (for all parameters measured in Tables 1–3); antennal length proportional to head width long, AL:HW> 1.5; fore wings long, WL:WW>3.0; host: Allocasuarina tolulosa  ; distribution: coastal, subcoastal eastern Australia.......................................................................................... Aa. burckhardti Taylor  , sp. nov.

- Smaller species (for all parameters measured in Tables 1–3); antennae shorter, AL:HW <1.5; fore wings short, WL:WW <3.0; host: Allocasuarina distyla  ; distribution: coastal, subcoastal south-eastern Australia, Tasmania.... Aa. casuarinae (Froggatt) 

5. Head narrow, <0.70 mm, distinctly narrower than mesoscutum; male parameres strongly curved inward with flattened, bladelike apices ( Fig. 64View FIGURES 60 – 65); host: A. torulosa  ; distribution: coastal, subcoastal eastern Australia...... Aa. torulosae Taylor  sp. nov.

- Head moderate to wide,> 0.70 mm, equal to or wider than mesonotum; male parameres strongly curved inward with rounded, horn-shaped apices ( Figs 38, 41View FIGURES 37 – 42, 61View FIGURES 60 – 65)...................................................................... 6

6. Head very wide,> 0.80 mm; vertex very short and wide (VL:HW <0.35; AL:HW <1.20); anterior edge of vertex rather flat when viewed from dorsal aspect ( Figs 29–30View FIGURES 29 – 36); host: A. huegeliana  ; distribution: subcoastal, inland Western Australia................................................................................. Aa. huegelianae Taylor  sp. nov.

- Head moderately wide, ≤ 0.80 mm; vertex long and narrow (VL:HW> 0.35; AL:HW> 1.20); anterior edge of vertex distinctly curved when viewed from dorsal aspect ( Figs 19 –20View FIGURES 19 – 28, 43–44View FIGURES 43 – 50, 51– 52View FIGURES 51 – 59)............................................. 7

7. Basal half of adult fore wing vein Cu 1 a with brown infuscation ( Figs 47–48View FIGURES 43 – 50); male parameres with basal lobe ( Fig. 61View FIGURES 60 – 65); host: A. luehmannii  ; distribution: inland eastern Australia.................................. Aa. luehmannii Taylor  sp. nov.

- Basal half of adult fore wing vein Cu 1 a without infuscation; basal portion of male parameres more or less parallel-sided when viewed from lateral aspect, without basal swelling ( Fig. 38View FIGURES 37 – 42); host: A. verticillata  ; distribution: southern Australia, Tasmania.................................................................................... Aa. dobsoni (Froggatt) 

8. Vertex short and wide (VL:VW <0.60) (Table 4)............................................................ 9

-. Vertex moderately long and wide (VL:VW> 0.65).......................................................... 10

9. Male terminalia as in Fig. 93View FIGURES 93 – 102; male parameres long, thin, 0.25–0.27 mm ( Figs 94–95View FIGURES 93 – 102); dorso-posterior margin of female proctiger angled when viewed from lateral aspect; proctiger with a prominent sharply-upturned apical hook ( Fig. 96View FIGURES 93 – 102); host: A. acutivalvis  ; distribution: subcoastal, inland Western Australia................................... Ac. acutivalvis  sp. nov.

- Male terminalia as in Fig. 97View FIGURES 93 – 102; male parameres moderately long, thin, 0.23–0.25 mm ( Fig. 98View FIGURES 93 – 102); dorso-posterior margin of female proctiger evenly curved when viewed from lateral aspect; proctiger with less prominent upturned apical process ( Fig. 99View FIGURES 93 – 102); host: A. campestris  ; distribution: subcoastal, inland Western Australia...................... Ac. campestris  sp. nov.

10. Cu 1 cell value <1.00 ( Table 5).......................................................................... 11

- Cu 1 cell value> 1.15 .................................................................................. 12

11. Male parameres short, parallel-sided when viewed from lateral aspect ( Fig. 131View FIGURES 127 – 135); dorso-posterior margin of female proctiger moderately curved when viewed from lateral aspect; proctiger with a less prominent upturned apical process ( Fig. 132View FIGURES 127 – 135); host: A. (?) littoralis  ; distribution: Tasmania.................................................... Ac. tasmanica  sp. nov.

- Male parameres short, with prominent posterior lobe when viewed from lateral aspect, ( Fig. 134View FIGURES 127 – 135); dorso-posterior margin of female proctiger angled when viewed from lateral aspect; proctiger with a prominent sharply-upturned apical hook ( Fig. 135View FIGURES 127 – 135); host: A. verticillata  ; distribution: southern Australia, Tasmania.............................. Ac. verticillatae  sp. nov.

12. Male parameres moderately long, pyriform, 0.18–0.21 mm ( Fig. 101View FIGURES 93 – 102); dorso-posterior margin of female proctiger evenly curved to apex when viewed from lateral aspect ( Fig. 102View FIGURES 93 – 102); host: A. diminuta  ; distribution: central New South Wales.......................................................................................... Ac. diminutae  sp. nov.

- Male parameres moderately long, thin, 0.21–0.23 mm ( Fig. 128View FIGURES 127 – 135); lateral profile of proctiger rather flat dorsally, angling more abruptly to apex when viewed from lateral aspect ( Fig. 129View FIGURES 127 – 135); host: A. muelleriana  ; distribution: southern South Australia.................................................................................... Ac. muellerianae  sp. nov.