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Ferris 1941 (Diaspididae
Type species: Prodigiaspis septunx Ferris
by monotypy and original designation
accepted valid name
- General Remarks: Detailed description and illustration by Ferris (1941d).
- Structure: Female scale white, elongate, exuviae at one end with thick ventral scale. 2nd exuviae heavily sclerotized both dorsally and ventrally and dehisces about the margin. Adult female elongate oval, derm at maturity remaining membranous except for the pygidium and the lateral margins of 2 or 3 prepygidial abdominal segments. Median pygidial lobes not yoked at base; 2nd and 3rd lobes mere low rounded prominences (Ferris, 1941d).
- Ferris1942: pp.43
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