oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - A new Species of Saissetia from South Africa (Homoptera: Coccoidae: Coccidae).
|Article Title||A new Species of Saissetia from South Africa (Homoptera: Coccoidae: Coccidae).|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Agriculture, Kenya.|
|Publication Date||Apr 1958|
|Pages||66 - 68|
|Keyword(s)||Homoptera: Coccoidae: Coccidae|
Saissetia munroi sp. n. (fig. 1). Fully mature female circular, strongly convex, without dorsal or lateral ridges; colour evenly dark brown; surface smooth; diameter up to 5.5 mm. Dorsal dermis strongly chitinized and marked by fairly large circular or elongate pale areas, each enclosing a minute pore. Dorsal setae small, stoutly conical, evenly distributed. Tubercle-like pores of varying diameter, hemispherical, set in a group of 7 to 10 in front of anal plates. Anal plates together as long as their combined width with outer angle rounded and with one discal seta and two or three small apical ones.
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