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Characters to separate taxa in Pedies


Pallium not elevated
Pallium highly elevated
phallic complex with dorsal aedeagal valves extending beyond sheath of pennis
phallic complex with dorsal aedeagal valves vestigial, not extending beyond the sheath of pennis
ventral valves short and not wholly sclerotized
ventral valves long and wholly sclerotized
Pedies (partial) Pedies (partial)
Source: Cigliano & D. Otte. 2003. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 129(1):111-132
NOTE: This key block needs additional work by a taxonomist.

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