Valid Names Results
Takagi 2007 (Diaspididae
Type species: Suluaspis rhizophorae Takagi
by monotypy and original designation
accepted valid name
- General Remarks: Definition and description by Takagi (2007).
- Structure: Suluaspis is an aspidiotine genus having the following characters: median trullae robust, convergent, appressed together on mesal margins, each with a strong sclerosis extending anteriorly; second trullae each modified into a spiniform or narrowly conical membranous process; third trullae present or absent, and if present much modified in shape; pectinae well develiped, bifurcate apically, but some of them may be a little fimbriate or changed into simple or tubercular processes; marginal setae of pygidium, especially those occurring on abd VI and VIII, thickened; dorsal macroducts of pygidium few, reduced in size or even filiform; anus situated at about apical 1/3 of pygidium. (Takagi & Germain, 2008)
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