Valid Names Results
Takagi 1989 (Diaspididae
Type species: Tamuraspis malloti Takagi
by monotypy and original designation
accepted valid name
- Systematics: Tamuraspis in the adult female is similar to some species of Dactylaspis, however the male test is of a felted nature and the 2nd-instar male possesses 3 pairs of enlarged modified ducts on the abdominal margin (Takagi, 1989).
- Structure: Adult female fusiform; pygidium remarkably striate on both surfaces; pygidial lobes large and heavy; median lobes appressed together, but not zygotic; lateral lobes bilobulate; 2nd lobe set close to median lobe; marginal gland spines present on pygidium, but no gland spines (no spaces for gland spines) between median lobes and between median and 2nd lobes; macroducts 2-barred, all small in size, strewn over dorsal surface of pygidium; no differentiated marginal macroducts present; no spurs or other marginal prominences on prepygidial abdomen; spiracular disc pores trilocular; antennae with more than 1 seta (Takagi, 1989).
description, distribution, taxonomy, pp. 127-140
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