Family Labiococcidae


Labiococcus Koteja

NOMENCLATURE:

Labiococcus Koteja, 2000: 178. Type species: Labiococcus joosti Koteja, by monotypy and original designation.

GENERAL REMARKS: Detailed description by Koteja (2000).

STRUCTURE: A pseudococcid-like scale insect with distinct anal lobes and long apical setae; antenna 7-segmented, apical joint club-shaped; clypeolabrum elongate-oval; labium extremely long and narrow, apex extending beyond posterior coxae; loop of piercing stylets 8-shaped; tibia shorter than tarsus; tarsal digitules longer than claw, ungual digitules knobbed; claw with a conspicuous tooth on plantar surface; anterior and posterior dorsal ostioles developed; lateral and dorsal setae small, conical (Koteja, 2000).

CITATIONS: Koteja2000 [description, distribution, taxonomy: 178]; Koteja2000c [taxonomy: 207].



Labiococcus joosti Koteja

NOMENCLATURE:

Labiococcus joosti Koteja, 2000: 178-180. Type data: UNITED STATES: New Jersey, Middlesex County, Sayreville, White Oak Pits, Upper Cretaceous, Turonian amber, 1996. Holotype female. Type depository: New York: American Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology Collection, New York, USA. Described: immature. Illust.

DISTRIBUTION: Nearctic: United States of America (New Jersey [Koteja2000]).

GENERAL REMARKS: Detailed description and illustration by Koteja (2000).

STRUCTURE: Body oval, with distinct anal lobes, slightly shrivelled, dorsum with a few thread-like wax secretions; 610 Ám long and 310 Ám wide. Eyes on large basal cones. Antennae inserted close to frontal edge, but not on the very margin; 7-segmented (Koteja, 2000).

CITATIONS: Koteja2000 [description, distribution, illustration, taxonomy: 178-190, 223-224]; Koteja2000c [distribution, taxonomy: 207].



Solicoccus Koteja

NOMENCLATURE:

Solicoccus Koteja, 2000: 180. Type species: Solicoccus nascimbenei Koteja, by monotypy and original designation.

GENERAL REMARKS: Detailed description by Koteja (2000).

SYSTEMATICS: Alate male similar to putoids and some pseudococcids, with rows of 6 simple eyes on each side; antennal joints not nodulate, setae twice the segment width, none apically knobbed, evenly scattered; mesothorax strongly convex, scutum solid, without membranous parts, scutellum subpentagonal extending into mesopostnotum; wings broad, with a prominent pouch for holding hamuli (Koteja, 2000).

CITATIONS: Koteja2000 [description, distribution, taxonomy: 180]; Koteja2000c [taxonomy: 207].



Solicoccus nascimbenei Koteja

NOMENCLATURE:

Solicoccus nascimbenei Koteja, 2000: 180-181. Type data: UNITED STATES: New Jersey, Middlesex County, Sayreville, White Oaks Pits, Upper Cretaceous, Turonian amber, 1995. Holotype male. Type depository: New York: American Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology Collection, New York, USA. Described: male. Illust.

DISTRIBUTION: Nearctic: United States of America (New Jersey [Koteja2000]).

GENERAL REMARKS: Detailed description and illustration by Koteja (2000).

STRUCTURE: Male of putoid-pseudococcid type, about 2125 Ám long and 450 Ám wide at mesothorax. Head shorter than broad, presumably shrunken; dorsomedial plate distinct, postoccipital ridge not recognized; numerous short setae on all parts of head; pores not noted. Six pairs of simple eyes and a large ocellus. Antennae 10-segmented (Koteja, 2000).

CITATIONS: HodgsoHa2013 [phylogeny, taxonomy: 799]; Koteja2000 [description, distribution, illustration, taxonomy: 180-181, 225-227]; Koteja2000c [distribution, taxonomy: 207].