Pilophoropsidea dimidiata

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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Hemiptera
Familia: Miridae
Genus: Pilophoropsidea

Name

Pilophoropsidea dimidiata Henry sp. n.Wikispecies linkZooBank linkPensoft Profile

Diagnosis

This species (Fig. 56) is recognized by the small size; the brown to reddishbrown coloration; the shiny to satiny brown pronotum having a finely granulate surface; and the male genitalia, particularly the stout left paramere (Fig. 223) with a triangular-shaped lateral process.

Description

Male (n = 2; holotype mesurements in parentheses): Length 3.76 mm (3.84) mm, width 1.24 mm (1.18 mm). Head: Width 0.76 mm (0.74 mm), interocular width 0.40 mm (0.38 mm). Labium: Length 1.40 mm (1.44 mm). Antenna: Segment I, length 0.30 mm (0.26 mm); II, length 0.94 mm (0.92 mm); III, 0.58 mm (0.53 mm); IV, 0.54 mm (0.52 mm). Pronotum: Length 0.83 mm (0.80 mm), basal width 1.06 mm (1.10 mm).
Coloration: Head: Reddish brown. Antenna: Segment I pale brown, with a slender red to brown mark on basal third; segment II brown, darker apically; segment III and IV reddish brown. Pronotum: Reddish brown to fuscous. Scutellum: Reddish brown to dark brown. Hemelytron: Uniformly polished, orange brown on basal half, brown to fuscous on apical third, with a narrow band of silvery scale-like setae at base of clavus and a wider band through middle of corium and apical third of clavus, intermixed with a row of long, erect, pale, simple setae on clavus and inner corial margin bordering membrane; membrane smoky black beyond apex of cuneus, pale or whitish across areoles and between. Ventral surface: Shiny reddish brown, becoming fuscous on abdomen; ostiolar area white, with large anterior knob at end of scent channel dull red. Legs: Procoxa brown, red apically, middle and hind coxae whitish, base of middle coxa brown; femora brown, apex of hind femur pale on ventral aspect; tibiae reddish brown to dark brown, fore and middle tibiae pale on apical 1/4; tarsi and claws pale brown.
Structure, texture, and vestiture: Head: Finely granulate, transverse striations on frons absent or extremely vague, pubescence short, recumbent, with a few long, erect, pale setae across base of vertex and basal area around clypeus. Labium: Extending to bases of hind coxae or to posterior margin of metasternum. Antenna: Segment II slender, only slightly thickening to apex. Pronotum: Disc and calli finely granulate, satiny, anterior collar transversely rugose, setae short, sparse, and recumbent.
Male genitalia: Aperture with a short, stout spine along margin just above left paramere. Left paramere (Figs 223, 224): stout, truncate apex narrowed and decurved; middle with three processes, one thick and rounded apically and two acute apically (with anterior most one hidden from view in caudal aspect, i.e. in situ), and a central marginally crenulate triangular flange at widest part. Right paramere (Fig. 226): stout, with a lateral, hook-like process directed upward. Phallotheca (Fig. 225): stout, with a long, slender, sharply recurved hook.
Female: Unknown.

Etymology

The specific epithet dimidiata is used to denote the small size of this species.

Distribution

Durango, Mexico.

Host

Unknown.

Type material

Holotype ♂: MEXICO: Durango: 9 mi. W La Ciudad Durango, 9000’, 1 July 1964, L. A. Kelton (00167381) (CNC). Paratype: MEXICO: Durango: 24 mi. W. La Ciudad, Durango, 7000’, 21 July 1964, L. A. Kelton, 1♂ (USNM) [00162217].

Original Description

  • Henry, T; 2015: Revision of the Ceratocapsine Renodaeus group: Marinonicoris, Pilophoropsis, Renodaeus, and Zanchisme, with descriptions of four new genera (Heteroptera, Miridae, Orthotylinae) ZooKeys, (490): 1-156. doi

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