Valid Names Results
Kondo, 2010 (Coccidae
Type species: Bombacoccus aguacatae Kondo
by monotypy and original designation
accepted valid name
- Systematics: (Bombacoccus is closest to Akermes Cockerell but the two genera can be separated by the following combination of features (morphological features of Akermes in parentheses): (i) dorsum with a dense pattern of microducts (dorsum without a dense pattern of rnicroducts), (ii) young insects in life covered by a white cottony or powdery wax (young insects in life not covered by a white cottony or powdery wax); and (iii) perivulvar pores mostly quinquelocular, with one central loculus (perivulvar pores variable, with 7 or 8 loculi, with 2 or 3 central loculi). Character states of Akermes taken from Granara de Willink (1999).
- General Remarks: Description and definition by Kondo (2010a).
- Kondo2013: pp.40-41
[Key to genera of the Toumeyella-group based on adult females]
- Kondo2011: pp.3-4
[Key to genera of New World Myzolecaniinae based on adult females]
- Kondo2010a: pp.39-40
[Genera of New World Myzolecaniinae]