Valid Names Results
Koteja, 2004 (Pseudococcidae
Type species: Marmyan barbarae Koteja
accepted valid name
- Structure: Neococcid with (assumed) lateral rows of isolated ommatidia; pedicel not enlarged; cylindrical, slightly and irregularly nodose flagellar segments, first one being longest, no capitate setae; membranous wingsbearing distinct microtrichia, subcostal and cubital ridges weak, flexing patches lacking; halteres reduced; legs strong, short, bearing conspicuous setae; claw slender, slightly bent, without denticle; tarsal digitules strong, acute, ungual digitules capitate, reaching claw apex; abdomen cylindrical with groups of long, pleural setae, with a pair of glandular plates, each bearing two long setae reaching apex of penial sheath; penial sheath conical, divided into basal capsule and stylus, latter with narrow parallel-sided acute apex, both bearing conspicuous setae.
- General Remarks: Koteja (2004) placed a specimen described from Myanmar (Burmese) amber in the "'primitive' neococcids (Putoidae, Pseudococcidae, Eriococcidae)." Because of the constraints of the current system, we cannot enter an incertae sedis family and, therefore, have decided to place the extinct genus Marmyan with the Pseudociccidae so that the data is available to the community of coccidologists.