Valid Names Results
Takagi 1987 (Diaspididae
Type species: Tamilparla smilacis Takagi
by monotypy and original designation
accepted valid name
- General Remarks: Detailed description and illustration by Takagi (1987).
- Systematics: Tamilparla is related to Parlatoria, but is distinguishable from the latter mainly by the following characters. In the adult female: numerous macroducts, comparatively small in size, occur all over the dorsal surface of the pygidium except on the median basal area anterior to the anus, some marginal macroducts with an associated thick sclerosis superimposed on the rim of the orifice. In the 2nd instar female: the exuviation is of the bivalve type (Takagi, 1987).
description, distribution, taxonomy, pp. 4
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