Valid Names Results
Hall 1946 (Diaspididae
Type species: Chionaspis mashonae Hall
by original designation
accepted valid name
- General Remarks: Detailed redescription and illustration by Munting (1977).
- Systematics: Ledaspis belongs to the group of genera of the Chionaspis complex, from which it differs in lacking perivulvar pores. It is closest to Tecaspis (Hall, 1946a).
- Structure: Body fusiform with anterior half usually more or less heavily sclerotized. Pygidium rounded with median lobes not zygotic, separated by a distinct notch, but with their bases yoked. Second lobes duplex, small and somewhat inconspicuous. A pair of small setae between the median lobes, but gland spines and pores wanting. Female scale pyriform, convex and white with terminal exuviae. Male scale white, with subparallel sides, uncarinated or with the median carina faintly indicated (Hall, 1946a).
- Hall1946a: pp.543
[Key for the separation of the genera of Diaspidini recorded from the Ethiopian Region]
taxonomy, pp. 172
taxonomy, pp. 132
taxonomy, pp. 42
description, distribution, taxonomy, pp. 522, 543
taxonomy, pp. 549
taxonomy, pp. 106
description, taxonomy, pp. 24
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