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Borchsenius & Williams 1963 (Diaspididae
Borchsenius & Williams
Type species: Fiorina myersi Green
by monotypy and original designation
accepted valid name
- Systematics: "The relationships to this genus are rather obscure, but the second stage female comes nearest to that of Doriopus in possessing similar projecting median lobes and marginal ducts. Both genera probably belong to the same group although the adult females show some widely different characters (Borchsenius & Williams, 1963)."
- Structure: Adult female enclosed within the exuviae of the second stage female; broadly ovoid; entire surface with a freckled appearance due to small thickenings of the derm. Pygidium without lobes or plates but the margin broadly crenulated, the crenulations at the apex projecting and sclerotized to appear as lobes (Borchsenius & Williams, 1963).
- Hender2011: pp.44-45
[Key to Genera of Diaspididae in New Zealand]
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