Valid Names Results
Mamet 1939 (Diaspididae
Type species: Pseudoleucaspis monticola Mamet
by monotypy and original designation
accepted valid name
- General Remarks: Detailed description by Mamet (1939b).
- Systematics: Pseudoleucaspis is related to Leucaspis by the nature of the female scale and in that the female is enclosed in the nymphal exuviae, but differs from that genus by the nature of the male scale, the absence of perivulvar pores and fimbriate plates in the adult female (Mamet, 1939b).
- Structure: Female scale elongate, narrow, glassy white, translucent, mostly occupied by the nymphal exuviae. Male scale dilated behind, different in form and broader than that of female. Adult female completely enclosed in nymphal exuviae. Pygidium with 2 pairs of lobes (Mamet, 1939b).
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