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Borchsenius & Bustshik 1959 (Diaspididae
Borchsenius & Bustshik
Type species: Protancepaspis bidentata Borchsenius & Bustshik
by monotypy and original designation
accepted valid name
- Protacepaspis Borchsenius & Bustshik;
type designation unknown
misspelling of genus name
- General Remarks: Takagi & Kawai (1973) revise the description of Protancepaspis and its relation to Ancepaspis.
- Systematics: Protancepaspis is closely related to Ancepaspis Ferris. The adult female may be distinguished by the developed marginal tubular and perivulvar ducts of the pygidium, the presence of discoidal pores before the anterior spiracles and tubular ducts behind the posterior spiracles and also by the location of the anal aperture, which is situated at the base of the pygidium anterior to the vaginal opening (Borchsenius & Bustshik, 1959).
- Structure: Adult female broadly pear-shaped with an elongated and acute abdomen, up to 1.2 mm long. Outer body covering weakly sclerotized except for a small portion of the dorsal pygidial surface. All body segments fused, no clear division between pygidium and the remaining abdominal segments (Borchsenius & Bustshik, 1959).
- Chou1982: pp.101
[Key to Chinese genera of Fioriniinae]
- Yang1982: pp.223
[Key to genera of Diaspidini]
taxonomy, pp. 79
description, distribution, taxonomy, pp. 160
taxonomy, pp. 160
description, taxonomy, pp. 101, 115-116
distribution, taxonomy, pp. 337
description, taxonomy, pp. 49-52
distribution, taxonomy, pp. 223
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