Valid Names ResultsCryptostigma serratum Kondo, 2010 (Coccidae: Cryptostigma)
- Cryptostigma serratum Kondo 2010b: 56-58. Type data: ECUADOR: Santo Domingo, on cedrus tree, 7/5/1953, by H.R. Yutscolv. Holotype, female, by original designation Type depository: Washington: United States National Entomological Collection, U.S. National Museum of Natural History, District of Columbia, USA; accepted valid name Notes: Paratypes. COSTA RICA: Puntarenas, Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio (9°23’S, 84°09’W), <40 m. asl, 27 & 28.vii.1985, coll. J. Longino (#627) 2 (2) (USNM); PANAMA: Armuelles Prov., Chiriqui, 1938, collector not given, Ferris No. 196, ex undetermined tree, 1 (1) Paratype (BME). Illustr.
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- Crematogaster | Kondo2010b
- Kondo2010b: pp.9-10 ( Adult (F) ) [Key to the adult females of Cryptostigma Ferris]
- Systematics: Adult female Cryptostigma serratum is unique in having an anal ring with 14 to 20 setae.
- Structure: The adult female of C. serratum can be diagnosed by the following features: (i) sclerotic pores absent, (ii) dorsal setae sharply or bluntly spinose, (iii) preopercular pores present, tubercle-like, (iv) each anal plate with 4-8 setae on dorsal surface, (v) marginal setae numerous, with 30-60 between each anterior and posterior stigmatic areas, (vi) stigmatic sclerotization with a dentate margin, (vii) legs vestigial but with a well-developed claw, (viii) anal ring with 14 or 20 setae, and (xii) ventral tubular ducts absent. C. serratum is the only known species in the genus with an anal ring with 14 to 20 setae; dentate stigmatic sclerotizations, and it is also the only species with orbicular pores incorporated into the stigmatic sclerotizations. (Kondo, 2010b)
- General Remarks: Detailed description and illustration in Kondo, 2010b.
- Kondo2010b: description, distribution, host, illustration, structure, taxonomy, 56-58