Family Jersicoccidae

Jersicoccus Koteja


Jersicoccus Koteja, 2000: 156. Type species: Jersicoccus kurthi Koteja, by monotypy and original designation.

STRUCTURE: Orthezioid alate male with compound eyes; nodulose antennal joints and antennal setae arranged in whorls; with bifurcate setae on legs, undifferentiated tarsal digitules, a pair of acute ungual digitules; acute wings narrow at base, reduced cubital ridge and flexing membranes, oblique secondary folds arising from the subcostal ridge, hypodermal pterostigma at subcostal ridge, ventrally; with a tuft of glassy, waxy rods on posterior end of abdomen, dorsally, but no lateral fleshy tassels; penial sheath conspiculous, tubular (Koteja, 2000).

CITATIONS: Koteja2000 [description, distribution, taxonomy: 156]; Koteja2000c [taxonomy: 206].

Jersicoccus kurthi Koteja


Jersicoccus kurthi Koteja, 2000: 156-157. Type data: UNITED STATES: New Jersey, Middlesex County, Sayreville, White Oak Pits, Upper Cretaceous, Turonian amber. Holotype male. Type depository: New York: American Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology Collection, New York, USA. Described: male. Illust.

Jerseycoccus kurthi; Hodgson & Hardy, 2013: 799. Misspelling of genus name.

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

STRUCTURE: Male of coelostomidiid-monophlebid type, about 2500 Ám long, 750 Ám wide at mesothorax. Head with large, pronounced compound eyes. Antennae 10-segmented (Koteja, 2000).

CITATIONS: HodgsoHa2013 [phylogeny, taxonomy: 799]; Koteja2000 [description, distribution, illustration, taxonomy: 156-157]; Koteja2000c [distribution, taxonomy: 206].