oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new genus and four apparently new species of Coccidae (Homoptera) from the Union of South Africa

Volume 2, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Pseudococcine forms in which the adult female becomes enclosed in a closely felted sac. Anal ring of the adult female with eight setae of which six are situated normally and two just beyond the anal ring of pores at the posterior extremity of the anal orifice. Anal lobes small but conspicuous. Cerarii confined to the anal and penultimate segments. Posterior abdominal segments with or without transverse rows of stout conical spines. Antennae of 8 or 9 segments. Tarsal claws without a denticle. Dermal pores of the types normally found in Pseudococcine forms.

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